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New details on Brothers captured in high speed chase

After twenty-four hours on the run, new details are emerging about the twin brothers captured in Ashton.

20-year-olds Dylan and Daniel Hanson, were taken into custody Sunday night around 7 p.m., by Fremont County Sheriff’s deputies after reports of cell tower pings coming from a stolen phone one of the brothers had.

“It was less than 30 seconds,” said the man whose car stolen from a gas station after meeting a friend.

“I got out my car, and we were talking less than five minutes when he turned and said, ‘Dude! someone’s getting in your car!’ I got out of the car and quickly ran after it.”

Ashton Police Chief Greg Griffel observed a white Chevrolet lmpala being carjacked at the Ashton Quick Stop. “I drove into the gas station, saw a vehicle leaving the parking lot at a high rate of speed,” said Chief Griffle.

Griffel pursued the lmpala north on highway 20 at 95 mph., when Dylan drove into a snowbank. He got out and and ran toward a Chevrolet pickup being driven by Daniel traveling north. The Hanson brothers Then fled on foot in the deep snow, but gave themselves up after succumbing to the cold. The Chevrolet pickup the Hanson Brothers were fleeing in was stolen.

They were transported to the Fremont County jail where they face numerous felony charges.

Authorities say on Saturday, the twins evaded capture and fled on foot from a stolen Jeep Cherokee in Pocatello after a chase. During the chase, police used spike strips. The Jeep had been spiked after they led Police on a high-speed chase through Bannock and Bingham Counties. Bannock County Officials were forced to shut and lock down the roads near Buckskin Road. They urged residents to stay inside and inform 911 if they spotted the suspects.

The brothers are being held at the Fremont County Jail on a $500,000 bond and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for Dec. 9.

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