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Arrest escalated to Custody

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Taken into Custody

On July 3rd, Sarah Lee Circle Bear was a passenger in car  driven by her boyfriend Wayne Pahl. The car became involved in a high speed police chase and crashed. Pahl and Circle Bear were both arrested and taken to Roberts County Jail. At Roberts County, Circle Bear informed officials that she had taken meth before being arrested and brought to jail. Later, officials would claim that she was asked on three occasions if she had taken any illegal drugs, saying no each time. Circle Bear was eventually transferred to Brown County Jail.


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