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Suspects in a reported stolen vehicle from Dayton led Preble County deputies on a chase. 

Sauvignon F. West, 18, and  Claude S. Page IV, 20, both of Dayton, are now in Preble County Jail. 

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The pursuit occurred around 2:40 a.m. Thursday on U.S. 35, west of Eaton, after a report of an erratic driver on East Main Street in Eaton, said Preble County Sheriff Michael Simpson. 

The vehicle was reported stolen from Dayton, and the driver,  Sauvignon F. West, refused to stop when deputies attempted a traffic stop, according to a press release. 

Simpson said the chase lasted about five miles with speeds of 100 mph. 

The two occupants were captured after a short foot pursuit after stopping in a residential driveway.

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West is facing charges of receiving stolen property, obstructing official business, failure to comply and reckless operation of a motor vehicle. 

Page faces charges of receiving stolen property and obstructing official business.



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