With the help of K9 Cairo, Oklahoma County deputies were able to arrest two suspects following a foot chase in northwest Oklahoma City, on Wednesday.
According to the Oklahoma County Sheriff's office, a deputy saw a driver who was not wearing a seat belt on N.W. 23rd Street near Brookline Avenue. The deputy attempted to stop the car, but the driver did not stop until he got to N.W. 23rd and May.
When the suspect vehicle stopped, authorities said the driver and a passenger took off running on foot.
According to the Sheriff's office, the deputy chased the driver, 22-year-old James Edward Madison, who ran into the street and way nearly hit by cars. He was caught by the deputy after he ran into the side of an assisting deputy's car.
The passenger, 23-year-old Cory John Golden, was taken into custody a short time after K9 Cairo tracked him down. Deputies said Golden was bitten in the leg by Cairo during the process, and he had to transported to a metro area hospital to be treated for the injury.
While searching the suspect vehicle, deputies said they found a 12-gauge shotgun and a computer. Both items had been previously reported stolen to the Moore Police Department during a home burglary.
Madison was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on multiple complaints, including possession of a firearm after former felony conviction, obstructing a deputy, no state driver license and failure to wear a seat belt. He is being held on $10,500 bond.
After being treated at the hospital, Golden was booked on complaints of possession of a firearm after former felony conviction, obstructing a deputy and resisting arrest.
Golden was released from jail Thursday after posting a $6,000 bond.
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