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Man arrested after two-state, high-speed chase

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SIBLEY, Iowa — A Minneapolis man was arrested Friday following a high-speed chase that began in southern Minnesota and ended in Sibley.

A Nobles County Deputy observed a vehicle driven by Michael Anthony Hangman, 34, traveling 120 mph during the pursuit. As the pursuit approached Sibley, an Osceola County Deputy observed the vehicle traveling 98 mph in a 55-mph zone.

The vehicle was located behind a residence on Ninth Street in Sibley. Hangman was found hiding in the garage of the residence and taken into custody. Witnesses in Minnesota observed Hangman fire a handgun out of the vehicle before the pursuit began.

Deputies located a sawed-off shotgun behind the driver’s seat of the vehicle driven by Hangman. Two baggies of plant material consistent with marijuana, a scale with methamphetamine residue and a package of new baggies were also located inside the vehicle.

Hangman was charged with several alleged offenses, including; eluding, a class D felony; felon in possession of a firearm, a class D felony; possession of a controlled substance–marijuana, with intent to deliver, a class D felony; possession of a controlled substance–methamphetamine, a serious misdemeanor; and speeding and no valid driver’s license, both simple misdemeanors. Hangman was booked into the Osceola County jail and was being held on a $10,000 cash or surety bond.

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