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Roll and Run: Lebanon man arrested after high-speed chase through SH


March 21, 2017

Rescue personnel work at the scene on Quartzville Road where a pickup truck rolled after a chase by Sheriff’s deputies. The truck was reportedly stolen in Lacomb and the driver, a Lebanon man, led deputies east on Highway 20, through Sweet Home and up Quartzville Road, then fled after the truck rolled, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Austin Allan Ross, 19, of Lebanon, was arrested after leading Linn County Deputies on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle through Sweet Home on Tuesday, March 14.

At 9:36 a.m. Tuesday the Linn County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen vehicle at the Lacomb Store shortly before, according to a news release.

The owner of the vehicle contacted OnStar, which transferred the call to LCSO.

LCSO Undersheriff Jim Yon said they occasionally have dealt with OnStar, which can provide the police with the vehicle’s exact location, speed, and direction of movement.

“It does not...

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