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STEUBEN COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) — A Michigan man has been arrested following a chase through Fremont Indiana.
In a press release from the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office, officers were dispatched just after 9:30 a.m. on an assist with a vehicle pursuit from Branch County Michigan Sherriff’s Office. Branch County indicated that the vehicle was heading southbound and it was a dark-colored Pontiac Montana with no license plate. Officers were also told that stop sticks had been previously used on the vehicle.
Once officers arrived in the area stop sticks were deployed on County Road 700 on Fremont Road. The suspect vehicle struck the stop sticks with 2 previous deflated tires, causing a third tire to become deflated. The pursuit then continued through the town of Fremont on State Road 827 where the vehicles’ speeds were varying from 40 to 55 mph. A second set of stop sticks were deployed near County Road 300 N, but the vehicle avoided hitting them.D
PAW PAW — A 29-year-old woman faces multiple charges following an attempted traffic stop in Paw Paw early Tuesday morning, Nov. 21.
Van Buren County deputies became aware of the suspect – believed to have lived in eastern Michigan but with a driver’s license from Missouri – at 4 a.m. when central dispatch received a report of a silver SUV with no tail lights driving through Paw Paw. Police said the driver was described to be driving erratically and disobeying traffic lights, according to a news release from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office.
A Paw Paw police officer located the vehicle and attempted to make a traffic stop. However, the driver did not stop and began to flee the scene. Van Buren deputies took over the pursuit as the vehicle traveled northbound on M-40 and out of the village.
Palmer, Alaska (KINY) – On Saturday, at approximately 12:42 a.m., Alaska State Troopers, Palmer Post, attempted a traffic stop on a 1983 Subaru Brat for an equipment violation on Trunk Road near PWH.
The vehicle failed to yield a pursuit ensued southbound on the Glenn Highway.
With the assistance of the Anchorage Police Department, spike strips were successfully employed, causing the driver of the vehicle to intentionally crash before fleeing into a Peters Creek residential neighborhood.
With the assistance of the Wasilla Police Department Officers, including K9 Echo, Anchorage Police Department, including their K9s, the suspect was located hiding on an elevated porch of a residence and taken into custody without further incident.
The suspect was taken to Progress West Hospital to make sure they were medically fit to be detained. There, the suspect escaped police custody— temporarily.
LAKE ST LOUIS, Mo. — Police found a stolen car from Nevada in Lake St. Louis Friday afternoon thanks to a FLOCK camera.
St. Charles County Police found the car near Bent Oak Apartments in Lake St. Louis. Police officers then tried to conduct a traffic stop, but the suspect intentionally rammed an O’Fallon Police Department squad car and drove away, which led to a pursuit.
One person who lives nearby caught the commotion on her balcony camera while she was away.
PIERCETON — A Fort Wayne man was recently arrested following a high-speed vehicle pursuit with law enforcement.
Nicholus Karl Smith, 44, Fort Wayne, is charged with resisting law enforcement, a level 6 felony; criminal mischief and criminal recklessness, a class B misdemeanor; and reckless driving, a class C misdemeanor.
Around 2:50 a.m. Nov. 20, a Pierceton Police officer noticed an SUV traveling west on US 30 at a high rate of speed. The officer alerted the Warsaw Police Department to watch for the speeding vehicle.
According to court documents, when the SUV entered city limits, a Warsaw Police officer clocked the vehicle’s speed at 109 mph while in a 45 mph zone. The officer attempted to pull the vehicle over but its driver, later identified as Smith, did not stop.
Smith continued traveling west on US 30 while changing lanes erratically and reaching speeds in excess of 120 mph. Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in the pursuit, which continued into Marshall County. The pursuit ended west of Bourbon when officers deployed stop sticks. The front passenger tire of the SUV was flattened and eventually came off the vehicle, hitting a Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office vehicle and damaging it.
According to a news release issued by Citrus County sheriff’s officials, their deputies tried to stop a Mitsubishi sport utility vehicle in the town of Hernando because the driver was suspected of having a felony warrant. Authorities did not provide details about the warrant.
The driver, so far identified only as a man, did not stop. Citrus deputies chased his SUV, and one attempt to end the pursuit with stop sticks was unsuccessful. The deputies tried stop sticks again and managed to slow the SUV, but the man continued driving and entered Marion County via SR 200.
Police have charged a man after he allegedly evaded police through the Greater Bendigo area yesterday.
The 19-year-old man of no fixed address has been charged with 45 offenses.
The charges follow an alleged incident in Bendigo where police spotted an allegedly stolen 2006 Holden Utility on Holdsworth Road about 1.30pm.
Officers followed the vehicle, where it was allegedly observed driving at an excessive speed through red lights.
With the assistance of Air Wing, police continued to follow the vehicle, before unsuccessfully attempting to intercept the car on Emmeline Drive in Maiden Gully.
Air Wing and officers on the ground continued to follow the vehicle, which was allegedly still driving erratically, through including Maiden Gully, Ironbark, Eaglehawk, North Bendigo, East Bendigo, Strathdale and Flora Hill.
(WSET) — Two individuals have been charged following a vehicle pursuit, deputies said.
On Thursday, at approximately 7:49 a.m., a Henry County Deputy was on patrol traveling North on the Rt. 220/58 Bypass.
A white Chevrolet pick-up swerved into the deputies lane, nearly striking the patrol vehicle. The deputy initiated a traffic stop on the truck near Irisburg Road exit. During the traffic stop, the deputy observed drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle, and the driver appeared to be under the influence of narcotics, deputies said.
As the deputy was attempting to remove the driver from his vehicle, he suddenly fled the scene. The driver then leads deputies on a 37-mile-long pursuit. While pursuing the vehicle on Airway Drive, the suspect vehicle went off-road, and a deputy attempted to stop the vehicle by pinning it against a tree. The suspect vehicle was temporarily disabled, and deputies exited their vehicle to attempt to take the driver into custody, deputies said.
A Wichita man has been arrested on suspicion of felony flee and elude and other counts after work by Lyon and Chase county deputies earlier this week.
Lyon County Detective Eric Williams says the incident began unfolding around 3:15 am Tuesday when a Lyon County deputy saw a car using Interstate 35 to go southbound around Emporia at a high rate of speed. The deputy tried unsuccessfully to do a traffic stop and then started chasing the car, with the pursuit going to US Highway 50 and then west into Chase County. Williams says Chase County deputies then used stop sticks to end the chase just west of Strong City.
A Milwaukee man is charged with carjacking a 94-year-old woman from a Goodwill parking lot in Brown Deer. Cameron Curtis, 31, was charged Thursday with robbery and physical abuse of an elder person. According to the criminal complaint, the victim was getting out of her car at Goodwill on Green Bay Road on Oct. 18 when a man approached her and told her he was taking the car.The woman refused and attempted to put the car in gear and drive away, but according to the complaint, the man “threw her hard to the ground and drove off in her car,” a 2001 Cadillac Deville with gold trim. The victim said she felt pain in her neck, hip and knee, and “the officer observed asphalt marks on her left sleeve and grass and asphalt stains on her left knee.” According to the complaint, the stolen vehicle was spotted the next day by a Milwaukee police officer near 74th Street and Good Hope Road, and tried to make a traffic stop, but the driver refused to pull over. After a pursuit of more than 29 miles, the vehicle was stopped using stop sticks. Curtis was behind the wheel and was arrested. Surveillance video showed a man matching Curtis’ appearance at the Goodwill at the time of the carjacking. If convicted of both counts, he could face as much as 27 years in prison.
Charges were filed Tuesday in Waukesha County against three Milwaukee men accused of a terrifying carjacking at the Waukesha Walmart Sunday night, forcing a woman from her car while pointing a shotgun at her.
A South Milwaukee man is in custody accused of leading authorities on a pursuit Monday from Milwaukee to Kenosha County.The Racine County Sheriff’s Office released two body clips Tuesday. One clip showed a deputy throwing stop sticks onto the roadway during the chase. Another clip showed deputies arresting a man after the vehicle stopped on Interstate 94 just before the Highway C exit in Kenosha County. According to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, that man is Charles Lewis, 46, from South Milwaukee. A news release said Milwaukee police started chasing him after seeing Lewis deal drugs at a Milwaukee gas station. Authorities ended the chase by boxing in the driver’s car with multiple cruisers.During a search of Lewis’ car, officers found a small amount of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia, the Racine County Sheriff’s Office said. “The officers suspected Lewis destroyed additional drugs because they located multiple baggies that appeared to have been bitten off,” a news release said.
SEVEN NEWS. NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE ARREST A MAN WANTED FOR KILLING THREE PEOPLE AND INJURING ANOTHER. IN COLORADO, THE CUSTER COUNTY SHERIFF SAYS THE SHOOTING WAS OVER A LAND DISPUTE NORTH OF THE STATE LINE, BUT THE SUSPECT WAS CAUGHT OUTSIDE OF ALBUQUERQUE. I AM SUPER THRILLED TO SAY THAT AT 2:48 P.M., I RECEIVED A CALL FROM KIRK TAYLOR, THE US MARSHAL FOR COLORADO, THAT HIS TEAM AND THE NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE CAPTURED OUR SUSPECT NEAR ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO. THE SHOOTING HAPPENED MONDAY AFTER AN ARGUMENT OVER PROPERTY LINES THAT ENDED WHEN HONMEI CLARK OPENED FIRE ON FIVE PEOPLE. FOUR WERE HIT, THREE DIED. COLORADO OFFICIALS WERE NOT SURE WHERE CLARK WAS HEADING NEXT, BUT NEW MEXICO STATE POLICE SAY IT TOOK A GUESS. AND SPOTTED HIM ON I-40. THEY SAY THEY USED STOP STICKS TO GET THE TRUCK TO STOP NEAR HIGHLAND MEADOWS. A WOMAN IN THE TRUCK WAS NOT ARRESTED.
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. — Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a teen Saturday night accused of driving a U-Haul recklessly across Spokane Valley and fleeing from law enforcement.
Around 10 p.m., deputies attempted to stop a U-Haul truck on E. Sprague Avenue near Pines Road when it was observed driving recklessly, crossing lanes without signaling and almost hitting another vehicle.
Deputies say as they were trying to pull over the truck, it ran a red light, began swerving, and sped up to around 75 mph.
With deputies suspecting the driver was under the influence, Spokane Regional Air Support Unit’s Air-2 began tracking the fleeing U-Haul.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — A man and woman were arrested after officers located narcotics and weapons in a vehicle the two were found sleeping in.
Metro Police officers responded to the Chase Cove Apartments on Smith Springs Road around 5:00 p.m. Monday. They located a Kia Soul spray painted metallic silver that had fled an investigative stop on Murfreesboro Pike in the days prior.
According to an affidavit, beside the Kia was a pickup truck that was painted the same metallic silver. Police report a search of the truck’s VIN showed it had been reported stolen earlier this month.
When officers approached the vehicles, two individuals, identified as Shay Williams Jr. and Kimberly Thompson, were sleeping in the Kia.
According to the affidavit, since the Kia had already fled officers once, and was parked next to a stolen vehicle, officers placed spike strips under the Kia the individuals were sleeping in.
The charges include operating while intoxicated, child endangerment, assault on a police officer, resisting and obstructing, flee and elude and open intoxication.
VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. — A woman is facing charges after allegedly leading Van Buren County deputies on a chase with her daughter in the car.
Deputies say a be-on-the-lookout alert was issued just after midnight on Tuesday when a silver SUV with no taillights was spotted driving “erratically” through Paw Paw. An officer found the SUV and attempted to pull it over, but the driver sped off and out of Paw Paw.
Van Buren County deputies pursued the SUV for several miles before stop sticks were deployed. The SUV’s front tires were deflated from the stop sticks. The driver continued for a short distance, but later pulled over and got out of the vehicle.
The driver, a 29-year-old Missouri woman, attempted to run, but lost her balance and fell. She was taken into custody shortly after.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man suspected of stealing a car Monday morning in Leawood allegedly shot at a Leawood detective and led Kansas City, Missouri, police officers on a car chase before surrendering at a KCMO convenience store.
Leawood detectives found the stolen vehicle Monday afternoon and followed the gray Ford Fusion until KCMO officers could get in position to help the Leawood detectives.
The suspected car thief stopped the car near east 38th Street and Wabash Avenue, stuck his arm out a window and fired shots at a Leawood detective in an unmarked car, according to the news release.
HOLMES BEACH – Police Officer Andrew Adkins was in his patrol car at the intersection of Manatee Avenue and Gulf Drive on Nov. 7 at 10:41 p.m. when he saw a black Chevy Silverado leave the Manatee Beach parking lot and go straight through a traffic light while in the left turn lane.
Adkins noticed the truck had a tinted license plate cover and initiated a traffic stop in the 700 block of Manatee Avenue. He identified the driver as Christopher Leopard, 46, of Indiana.
“Leopard was acting nervous during the stop and told me he did not have his license. I gathered his name and date of birth and went back to my vehicle,” Adkins said in his official report. “While doing so, he waved out of the driver’s window so I approached the vehicle again. He told me he found his Indiana driver license so I took it from him and returned to my vehicle.”
HARDIN COUNTY — This was anything but a routine day at the office for Lumberton Police Chief Danny Sullins.
The chief used his police vehicle to help stop a 19-year-old suspect accused of forgery at a Lumberton credit union, after she led officers on a wild chase that began in Hardin County, moved into Beaumont and then ended back in Hardin County.
Sullins says it began at about 2 p.m. Monday when DuGood Federal Credit Union in Lumberton notified police that the suspect was in the drive-thru lane, attempting to cash stolen checks. He says the credit union tried to delay the suspect until officers could get there. However, when an officer walked toward her vehicle, the 19-year-old fled down the Eastex Freeway toward Beaumont, then took Highway 105 heading toward Sour Lake. Sour Lake Police Chief Aaron Burleson used a spike strip in an attempt to stop the woman, but she continued driving.
Suspect is taken into custody by officers from St. George and Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies following 45 mile pursuit from St. George to Mohave County, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2023 | Reader submitted photo, St. George New
ST. GEORGE — A Southern California man is in custody following a multi-agency pursuit from Southern Parkway in St. George to a remote area near the Mount Trumble Loop in Mohave County, Arizona, over the weekend.
Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Public Safety Supervisor Jody Schanaman said in a statement Monday that shortly after 12:35 p.m. on Saturday, deputies in Mohave County were notified of a pursuit involving a man suspected of unlawful flight from St. George Police officers earlier that same day.
Officers had responded to what was initially reported as a disorderly call near one of the hotels off Exit 2 in Sun River. They responded and spotted a suspect fleeing from the area in a black pickup truck.
Traffic cameras tracked a police chase that started in Milwaukee and ended in Kenosha County Monday.12 News obtained the video through Wisconsin Department of Transportation traffic cameras and dispatch audio through Broadcastify.The pursuit was started by Milwaukee police before 6 p.m. Monday, according to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department and Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office. The pursuit went south on I-43 into Racine County and continued all the way into Kenosha County. Racine County deputies reportedly used spike strips on the car: “Front tires are on rims, back tires are smoking. He’s losing a little control, slowing down at 50,” said an unnamed officer heard on dispatch audio.Pleasant Prairie Police Department joined the chase to box the vehicle in and bring it to a stop. Investigators closed the interstate to investigate before opening all lanes again around 6:50 p.m. 12 News reached out to Milwaukee police for information, but did not receive a response Monday night.
Portland Police officers, alongside partner agencies, apprehended a suspect in a crime spree that stretched from Downtown Portland to Columbia County.
On Monday, November 20, 2023, at approximately 8:40 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to reports of a carjacking in the area of Southwest 9th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street. Through the investigation, officers determined a suspect took a vehicle by strong-arming the driver.
Using the vehicle’s GPS device, officers tracked it into Washington County, back into Multnomah County, and then into Columbia County. At a business just inside the Columbia County line, the suspect was involved in a shooting. The suspect attempted a second carjacking before jumping in the original vehicle and taking off.
As the vehicle returned to Multnomah County on Highway 30, officers saw it veer into oncoming traffic at speeds of up to 80 mph. Officers used spike strips and other pursuit intervention techniques to stop the vehicle. The driver, identified as Buomkouth J. Chuol, 28, was taken into custody.
Police arrest fugitive after car chase through multiple towns in two counties
A Norway man suspected of domestic violence is in custody after police say he led them on a car chase through two counties. Kenneth Avery, 36, was driving a black pick-up truck out of a condo complex in Norway early Friday morning when Oxford police tried to pull him over. At the time, officials said there were already two active arrest warrants, one for domestic violence. When Avery continued instead of stopping, police saw him speeding and deliberately driving his truck at police vehicles. Dashcam footage shows Avery trying to ram police cruisers with his truck, before speeding off. As he drove through multiple Oxford and Cumberland County towns, officers tried on two occasions to use spike strips to deflate his truck’s tires, but Avery was able to avoid them and continue. Finally, on Bolsters Mills Road in Harrison officers were able to successfully deflate his tires using spike strips. Using non-lethal force during a confrontation, police were able to arrest him. He is now charged with driving to endanger, failing to stop for an officer, eluding and refusing to submit to arrest, passing a roadblock, and aggravated reckless conduct.