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A “parolee at large” remains in jail today after leading sheriff’s deputies in a pursuit that reached speeds over 100 miles per hour.  It started when a deputy tried to stop a vehicle for a lighting violation just after 3 on Sunday morning in Redmond.  The vehicle fled southbound on Hwy 97.  Deputies disabled the suspect vehicle with a spike strip near Deschutes Junction. The vehicle finally came to a stop on the Bend Parkway near Empire, where the driver jumped out and fled on foot.  A short time later, Bend Police K-9, Zlatan took him into custody. He is identified as 45-year-old Bend resident Jesse William Patterson, and is booked on various traffic charges and a Parole Violation warrant.  A passenger…28-year-old Cecil Archie Turner was arrested on a Probation Violation.

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