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Man Leads Morrow County Sheriff's on a Chase on Thursday

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Man ends up behind bars after trying to flee from Deputies. Man ends up behind bars after trying to flee from Deputies.
MORROW COUNTY, Wash. - Deputies say Josue Montano led them on a chase while they were investigating a recent automobile theft on Thursday. 

Deputies tried contacting Montano on Minor Street in Heppner. That's when he decided to run up a hill behind Minor Street, crossed Water Street and ran down the hill across Morgan Street. On Morgan Street. Montano changed his course and and ran into the creek. Deputies set up a perimeter around the area and started searching for Montano.

After about 45 minutes Deputies found Montano hiding in a shed on Morgan Street. They arrested him and he was booked into the Umatilla County Jail. He's being charged with unauthorized use of a Motor Vehicle, four counts of Criminal Trespassing and four Felony Warrants out of Washington State. 

If you have any information regarding Mr. Montano's activities prior to his arrest, you're asked to contact the Morrow County Sheriff's Office at (541) 676-5317.

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