ATLAS — A 57-year-old Girardville man wanted by authorities on multiple charges was apprehended following a high-speed chase Tuesday afternoon that started in Mount Carmel Township and ended in the Girardville area when he crashed his vehicle.

Gerald Patrick Roche, of 23 W. Main St., faces multiple charges relating to the chase that began on Route 61 near the former Bullseye car lot in Atlas.

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