2 arrested after high-speed chase in Marion County



STAYTON, Ore. — Marion County sheriff’s deputies arrested two people Sunday on methamphetamine and other charges after a chase at speeds of up to 100 mph.

According to the Albany Democrat-Herald, deputies investigating burglary reports tried to stop a car they believed was connected to the crimes, but the car sped away.

The sheriff’s office says a passenger jumped out at one point. Deputies put out spike strips that flattened three tires and stopped the car in Stayton. The driver fled but was arrested after officers talked him into leaving a house and surrendering.

The sheriff’s office says 29-year-old Jerry Simpson of Dallas was charged with possessing methamphetamine, burglary, reckless driving and other charges. The 32-year-old passenger, Cheyenne Moore of Dallas, was charged with possessing methamphetamine and parole violation.