Two Arrested Following Pursuit

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A pair of individuals in Coshocton County are behind bars after a short pursuit.

It took place around 9:15 AM as the sheriff’s office was on Commons Drive attempting to serve warrants on 32-year-old Jared McMasters and 29-year-old Christopher Compton, both from Coshocton.

Neither were located at the residence, but as deputies were leaving they noticed a blue Mazda fitting the description the two were reported to be driving. Two occupants inside fitted the description of the men.

Deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop and a short pursuit occurred. It ended when the vehicle struck a fence on Plum Street between Cemetery Drive and South Sixth Street.

Both McMasters and Compton were taken into custody.

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Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.