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Winn Charged With Criminal Endangerment

David Dean Winn is facing one felony charge and other offenses from a chase that occurred in Roosevelt County on May 21.

The felony charge is for criminal endangerment.

He is scheduled to make his initial appearance in district court on Wednesday, June 14. Bail was set at $100,000.

If convicted of the felony offense, Winn faces a maximum sentence of 10 years, a $50,000 fine or both.

Misdemeanor charges include fleeing or eluding a peace officer, reckless driving and obstructing a peace officer. Violations charged were exceeding speed restrictions and failure to have light lamps on.

According to court records, the Montana Highway Patrol attempted to begin a traffic stop after radar had Winn traveling 93 miles per hour in a 65 mph speed limit zone.

Winn is charged with driving the motor vehicle upon a highway at a high speed and turning off his vehicle lights while fleeing from peace officers.

The report reads that Winn intentionally crashed through a fence while fleeing from law enforcement.

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