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Chase Ends in Arrests

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A man and woman are facing several charges following a high-speed chase in eastern Montana and western North Dakota Saturday afternoon.

The McKenzie County Sheriff's Department reports speeds exceeded 100 miles per hour

as officers picked up the chase on Highway 200 in Fairview that had begun in Richland County.

The chase ended on Highway 85 near Arnegard, after about 40 miles of pursuit.

Arrested were the driver, 33-year-old Christopher Russell of Washington State who has been living in New Town, and his passenger, 31-year-old April Lacey, from New Mexico.

Both were charged with Class Double A-Felony Possession of Meth with Intent to Deliver with Aggravating Factors, as well as Class C Felony Firearm Possession by a Convicted Felon.

The Class Double-A Felony carries a maximum life-in-prison sentence.

There were no injuries in the chase.

The two are being held in the Williams County Jail.

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