MT. ORAB, OH (FOX19) - Two people are behind bars after a police pursuit that occurred Tuesday in Brown County.
At about 11:15 a.m., deputies in an unmarked vehicle working on a heroin investigation attempted to stop a vehicle occupied by two suspects on W. Apple Street in Mt. Orab after a drug transaction had taken place.
The deputies identified themselves as law enforcement officers and the suspects took off in their vehicle. The deputies pursued the suspects over 14 miles down S.R. 32 into Clermont County and back into Brown County at speeds over 100 miles per hour.
At one point, the driver of the vehicle intentionally struck the deputies vehicle at S.R. 32 and McKeever Pike, causing extensive damage.
Two Sheriff's Office vehicles were involved in the pursuit. The suspects finally gave up at Harker Waits Rd. and Bodman Rd. outside of Mt. Orab and were taken into custody. No one was injured in the pursuit.
Anthony Cook, 24 years of age, of Bardwell Buford Road, Mt. Orab will be facing a total of four felony counts for Trafficking Drugs.
The driver of the vehicle, Adam McPherson, 32 years of age, of Bodman Road, Mt. Orab will be facing one felony count of Trafficking Drugs, one felony count of Fleeing & Eluding, and two counts of Felonious Assault.
Both suspects remain in custody at the Brown County Adult Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing on the charges.