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Two men arrested after high-speed chase in Jones County

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Brian Barnhart Brian Barnhart
Keithen Hickman Keithen Hickman
JONES COUNTY (KWWL) -

Two men were arrested Thursday after a high-speed chase in Jones County.

According to the Jones County Sheriff's Office, a deputy tried to stop a vehicle on County Road E-16 at around 12:25 a.m.

The deputy says the driver failed to stop and instead tried to run from the deputy at speeds over 100 mph The driver pulled into a wooded area off of Timber Road before the driver and passenger tried to run on foot.

Deputies arrested the driver, Brian Michael Barnhart, 30, of Monticello, and the passenger, Keithen Shane Hickman, 22, of Cedar Rapids.

Barnhart is charged with eluding law enforcement, interference with official acts and operating while intoxicated. Hickman is charged with interference with official acts and public intoxication.

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