An 18-year-old male is in custody following a car chase with authorities just east of Mount Pleasant Thursday morning. The Henry County Sheriff’s office arrested Nathan Michael Long of Des Moines on charges of eluding, controlled substance violations, reckless driving, no valid driver’s license, and multiple other traffic offenses. According to the sheriff’s office, they tried to stop Long’s vehicle for a traffic violation in the 2200-grid of Highway 34 just before 10 a.m. Thursday, but the vehicle did not stop or yield to law enforcement and a pursuit ensued. The vehicle was eventually stopped on the south end of Mount Pleasant, near the intersection of Harvest Drive and South Walnut Street and Long was taken into custody. During the chase, Long’s vehicle was damaged but no injuries were reported. The Henry County Sheriff’s office was assisted during the incident by the Mount Pleasant Police Department and the Iowa State Patrol.