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Man arrested after high-speed motorcycle chase

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A Springville man is arrested Sunday morning after a high-speed chase in two counties.

Anamosa Police chased a motorcycle in Anamosa around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. Police said Russell Merfeld, 34, drove through Springville and Marion before heading north toward Wittier.

Police said Merfeld stopped, got off his motorcycle and tried to run away near Greve Rd. around midnight. Authorities caught him without incident a short time later.

Merfeld is being held in the Jones County Jail. 

Charges are pending at this time.

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