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Richland County Chase Ends in South Dakota

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The North Dakota Highway Patrol was involved in a high-speed chase that went all the way into South Dakota this morning.

Around 8:20 this morning North Dakota Troopers attempted to stop the vehicle of Robert Smith, 43, from Oregon, MO. at I-29 mile marker #39 in Richland County.

Speeds of the chase reached 105 MPH as Smith sped south bound into South Dakota. A Roberts County South Dakota Sheriff's Deputy was able to deploy a vehicle tire deflating device near mile marker one, disabling the vehicle 11 miles into South Dakota.

Roberts County Deputies took Smith into custody without incident and immediately extradited him back to Richland County. The vehicle Smith was driving was identified as a vehicle reported stolen from Dickinson, ND.

North Dakota Highway Patrol, Richland County Sheriff's Dept. and Roberts County, South Dakota Sheriff's Department all assisted in the chase. Smith is currently in the Richland County Jail.


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