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Oregon bank robbery suspect arrested after high speed chase ends in Bieber

Courtesy: Modoc County Sheriff's Office

A high-speed chase ended in Bieber Friday evening when a car riding on only its rims rolled over and came to a stop.

According to the Modoc County Sheriff's Office (MCSO), Sheriff Dowdy got a call around 3:35 p.m. Friday from a Lake County Oregon Sheriff's Deputy asking for MCSO's help in a car chase coming into Modoc County from Lakeview in Oregon.

The driver of the car being pursued was wanted in connection with an armed bank robbery from earlier that day in Bend, Oregon.

MCSO and CHP took over the chase just south of Davis Creek and followed the suspect over 70 miles at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour.

The chase ended near Bieber in Lassen County due to the driver taking the car off the roadway and rolling it before coming to a stop. Video of the incident shows the car's tires had all but been completely peeled off and the car was driving on only its rims.

Cory Homestead, 40, of McMinnville, Oregon was arrested and booked into the Modoc County Jail for felony evading and a federal warrant for a weapons violation.

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