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Panama teen charged with speeding over 100 mph away from deputies

A Panama teen was facing a slew of charges after he allegedly refused to pull over for Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies early Saturday morning and sped away in his car, going over 100 miles per hour, officials said.

Deputies tried to pull over a vehicle at about 12:45 a.m. Saturday on Panama-Stedman Road in North Harmony.

But the operator of the vehicle did not comply and began accelerating.

“The vehicle was last seen travelling in excess of 100 miles per hour,” a statement from the sheriff’s office read.

The deputies’ license plate reader captured the license plate which led them to Clayton A. Manwaring, 18.

He was issued tickets for two counts of speeding, reckless operation and failure to comply with a lawful order. He is scheduled to appear in the Town of North Harmony court.