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Felony charges filed after short pursuit

An Oneida man is facing felony charges after leading authorities on a short pursuit on Tuesday, May 21.

Jeremy J. Caldwell, 38, of Walnut Street, is charged with felony evading arrest, along with speeding, reckless driving, and violation of the financial responsibility law for not having insurance.

The charges were lodged against Caldwell after he allegedly fled from Oneida Police Department K-9 Officer Toby Jeffers.

According to a warrant, Jeffers was sitting on Paint Rock Road when he saw Caldwell’s Volkswagen pass at a high rate of speed — up to 80 mph. Jeffers caught up to the vehicle around Carson Hill on Paint Rock Road east of town, and activated his emergency equipment. However, Caldwell allegedly ignored Jeffers’ lights and siren, continuing along Paint Rock Road at speeds reaching 100 mph for about a mile.

Caldwell eventually pulled to the side of the road and was taken into arrest without further incident.

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