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Amenia man leads police on 40-mile chase; throws gun out of vehicle

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WAHPETON, N.D. - The Richland County Sheriff's Office says a 26-year-old man was arrested late Sunday after leading authorities from six law enforcement agencies on a 40-mile chase.


Dispatchers received a report at 9:30 p.m. of a man driving more than 100 mph north of Wyndmere.

The caller said the man's girlfriend was following him, and that the man was carrying a .45-caliber handgun, according to a news release from Richland County Sheriff Larry Leshovsky.

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