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Suspect Arrested Near Pendleton After Stealing a Car, Eluding Police

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PENDLETON, OR - A suspect is in custody after Oregon State Police say she stole a car and then refused to pull over for troopers.

Troopers say Amber Walling Copenhaver, 31, of Echo stole the car from a relative in Hermiston. Troopers caught up to her speeding eastbound on I-84 approaching Pendleton. Troopers deployed spike strips and stopped Copenhaver near milepost 205. Troopers took her into custody without incident.

Copenhaver is now in the Umatilla County Jail facing charges for felony eluding, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, reckless driving, and reckless endangerment.

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