Cross county car chase ends with 2 teens accused of stealing car & gun

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Two teenagers are accused of stealing a vehicle and being in possession of a stolen weapon.

19-year old Devlon Miles, of Champaign, and 18-year old Veaon Hunt, of Urbana, were arrested Tuesday and are being held on $100,000 bond each.

Video from the St. Joseph Information and Community Events page shows a police chase involving multiple squad cars. Authorities say Vermilion County officials warned Champaign County law enforcement they were pursuing a stolen vehicle across county lines.

Miles is also charged with unlawful possession of a firearm without a FOID card. Hunt is also charged with unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

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