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The man accused of leading officers on a high-speed chase is now accused of kidnapping.

Cedar Rapids Police say James Surrett held a woman against her will for about 20 hours on February 20th. It happened at 926 21st Avenue SW in Cedar Rapids. Police say Surrett assaulted the woman and also injected her with an unknown substance believed to be drugs.

Surrett posted bond last week following a high-speed chase and crash, but was later arrested after police say they found meth in his car at the time of the crash.

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The man accused in a high-speed chase and crash is back behind bars.

Police arrested James Surrett at the Budget Inn in Cedar Rapids on Monday.

He posted bond last week but there was a warrant for his arrest after police said they found meth in his car at the time of the crash.

They had been searching for him for the past week.

The crash he was involved in left two people in the hospital.

No one on the school bus that was hit was hurt.

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Police are looking for the man who led sheriff's deputies on a chase, later crashing into a pickup truck and school bus.

Cedar Rapids Police posted a picture of James Surrett on Facebook Friday morning, saying he's wanted on multiple charges.

That post was later taken down, but Surrett has still not been located.

Police say it's all based on a warrant for Surrett's arrest.

The Linn County Sheriff says his office doesn't usually comment on outstanding warrants -- but added that Surrett bonded out of jail legally after the crash last week.

Surrett initially was taken to jail and appeared in front of a judge on charges of eluding and driving while barred. A judge sent bond at $10,000, and Surrett bonded out of jail.

Later, more charges filed. Investigators say they found meth and a drug pipe inside Surrett's vehicle, and he's now also facing possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

According to court documents, the drugs in the vehicle meant a higher bond rate of $15,000 -- in addition to the $10,000 already paid.

A warrant was then issued for Surrett's arrest, but he was not located.

Surrett was convicted of possession of a controlled substance for having meth in 2009. He's also been convicted on a charge of intent to manufacture meth.

His next court date is scheduled for next week.

KWWL's Caitlin Harbach, Jerry Gallagher and Michelle Corless all contributed to this report. 

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