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Billy Ray East, 37, of Kernersville (Davie Co. Sheriff's Office)

DAVIE CO., N.C. — Davie County deputies said a Kernersville man was arrested after a high-speed chase that led officers through three counties Thursday.

Billy Ray East, 37, was charged with stealing two cars, breaking and entering, fleeing to elude arrest, assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, assault on a female, possessing stolen property and multiple other charges, deputies said.

Authorities said East was placed in the Davie County Detention Center under a $40,000 bond and has a Aug. 30 court date.

Davie County deputies released no other information.