State Police recover stolen vehicle after 20-mile chase

A Westwood man allegedly stole a vehicle and led police on a roughly 20-mile chase from South Boston to Burlington before he was stopped and arrested Sunday night, according to State Police.

Authorities said David C. Pare, 19, was driving a stolen vehicle when he was pulled over on L Street in South Boston by Boston Police.

Pare drove off during the stop, State Police said in a statement. State Police troopers spotted the vehicle on William J. Day Boulevard, officials said.

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The driver refused to pull over and troopers chased the vehicle onto Interstate 93 northbound and then onto Route 128 southbound before using a device to deflate the tires to stop the vehicle, according to the statement.

At least one State Police cruiser was damaged during the pursuit.