jerry schreweA pursuit that spanned two counties and reached speeds of 100 miles per hour ended in two arrests Tuesday afternoon.
the chase started on North Ninth Street when Henryetta police officer Theron Richards tried to stop a car for a tag violation around 3 p.m.
The vehicle sped off and turned west on Main then drove at a high rate of speed west then south to Weleetka.
According to Henryetta police chief Steve Norman Officer Richards followed the suspect to Weleetka where the car turned south onto a dirt road ending up near the North Canadian River.
The alleged driver of the car, Jeffrey Schrewe, 30, and a passenger, 28-year-old Ashley Hilliard left the vehicle and dashed into the underbrush in an attempt to escape. ashley hilliardHenryetta police, Weleetka police officers and Okfuskee County sheriff deputies spent three hours looking for the pair along the muddy banks of the river. 
Chief Norman said the car was said to have been stolen out of Louisiana.
Schrewe is facing charges of felony eluding, possessionof a stolen vehicle, driving under suspension and obstruction and resisting an officer. Hilliard was charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and obstruction and resisting.