AUGUSTA — A Fairfield man who led police on a high-speed chase through Waterville more than a year ago was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison after pleading guilty to a number of driving offenses.

Matthew J. Davidson, 30, pleaded guilty in the Capital Judicial Center to eluding an officer, operating after suspension/revocation, refusing to submit to arrest or detention, physical force, unlawful possession of drugs and violating conditions of release. The offenses occurred April 6, 2015, in Waterville.

A second charge of refusing to submit to arrest and a charge of motor vehicle speeding 30-plus mph over the limit were dismissed.

Davidson was arrested April 14 on five warrants after police tackled him inside a Front Street business.

Davidson also was ordered to pay $900 in fines as a result of his convictions.

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