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Man arrested after high-speed chase in Lebanon

At about 3 p.m., an officer saw a stolen Honda Civic near the intersection of F Street and South 7th Street and tried to stop the vehicle.

Posted: Jun 3, 2019 11:31 AM

LEBANON, Ore. -- A Lebanon man was arrested Saturday afternoon after police said he led them on a high-speed chase in a stolen car.

Taylor Templeton, 24, was taken to the hospital before being transported to the Linn County Jail.

At about 3 p.m., an officer saw a stolen Honda Civic near the intersection of F Street and South 7th Street and tried to stop the vehicle. Police said Templeton sped off, reaching 100 mph.

After about ten minutes, police said Templeton pulled off the road into a field near the intersection of Sand Ridge Road and Rock Hill Drive.

Police took Templeton into custody. He faces charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle, recklessly endangering another person, attempting to elude a police officer, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, possession of burglary tools, tampering with physical evidence and offensive littering.

A male passenger was detained but not charged.

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