12/05/2022 November News: 24 Stop Stick News Stories from the last week of November and beginning of December.
December 7, 2022
By: Zach Madden
Category: Stop Stick News
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Wrong-way Driver Arrested for DWI – Missouri
KSIS Radio 1050 AM – https://ksisradio.com/wrong-way-driver-arrested-for-dwi-2/
On Sunday evening around 7 p.m., Pettis County Joint Communications received information from Benton County of a wrong-way driver headed north on US 65 in the southbound lanes at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour.
A Benton County Deputy was following the vehicle in the appropriate lane of the divided highway giving updates on the vehicle’s location; the vehicle was described as a dark-colored SUV.
Grinch, drugs, and body cam: Top stories in video – Florida
WPEC – https://cbs12.com/news/local/coast-guard-rescue-stolen-decoration-hit-and-run-drug-bust-top-stories-in-video-december-4
A Florida man was taken down by a K9 after deputies said he fled from police after a traffic stop.
Early Monday morning, deputies with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said they conducted extra patrols at a Motel 6 in Daytona Beach. The deputy’s body cam video shows 24-year-old Carlos Angulo being questioned by deputies. He was alerted that stop sticks were placed in front of his car and before he decided to speed off from deputies.
Suspect charged after stolen delivery truck leads police through Rowan, Stanly counties – North Carolina
https://www.wbtv.com – https://www.wbtv.com/2022/12/05/suspect-charged-after-stolen-delivery-truck-leads-police-through-rowan-stanly-counties/
STANLY COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – One person has been charged after they led police on a chase through two counties on Sunday. According to the Rockwell Police Department, the chase began in Salisbury after a Hertz-rented Amazon vehicle was stolen.
The driver led authorities through the Town of Rockwell before the truck was stopped by stop sticks.
One person taken into custody after pursuit across South Bend, Mishawaka – Indiana
https://www.wndu.com – https://www.wndu.com/2022/12/05/one-person-taken-into-custody-after-pursuit-across-south-bend-mishawaka/
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – One person is in police custody after a 25-minute pursuit through South Bend and Mishawaka early Monday morning.
According to the South Bend Police Department, officers attempted to stop a driver with a felony warrant at Hickory Road and McKinley Avenue around 3:45 a.m. The vehicle did not stop for police, leading to a chase.
Police chased cocaine-fuelled driver as he reversed at high speed down dual carriageway – United Kingdom
Advertiser and Times – https://www.advertiserandtimes.co.uk/news/police-chased-cocaine-fuelled-driver-as-he-reversed-at-high-9287213/
A COCAINE-fuelled motorist reversed at high speed down a busy dual carriageway against oncoming traffic to escape the police, a court heard.
William Bedford (28), of Hayward Close in Totton, was driving a Mercedes which drew police attention on the edge of the New Forest because it had an outstanding warrant on it.
Man arrested after overnight crash that damaged 2 Ramsey Co. squads – West Virginia
KSTP.com Eyewitness News – https://kstp.com/kstp-news/local-news/st-paul-police-investigating-overnight-crash-that-damaged-ramsey-co-squad-car/
South Side home invasion suspect arrested after pursuit in Berkeley; three more at large – Illinois
CBS News – https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/news/home-invasion-suspect-arrested-berkeley/
BERKELEY, Ill. (CBS) — A driver was arrested after a high-speed chase into the western suburbs early Friday, and he has been connected to a home invasion a day earlier in the Englewood neighborhood in which two men were pistol-whipped.
As CBS 2’s Sabrina Franza reported Friday, there were multiple scenes to the crime. We have been trying to get in touch with neighbors all day – but everyone with whom we spoke said the crime was so quiet, they had no idea it was even happening.
Chases crashes and casualties tech tactics and training for safer vehicle pursuit – Texas
Police Mag.com by Doug Wyllie – https://www.policemag.com/650782/chases-crashes-and-casualties-tech-tactics-and-training-for-safer-vehicle-pursui
OCEAN CITY — Resort police officers are investigating an armed carjacking downtown that led to a multiple-county pursuit and ended with a fiery crash in Dorchester County.
Early last Friday morning, a concerned citizen informed Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers of a possible vehicle break-in in the area of Wicomico Street. While officers were on their way to investigate the report, they were dispatched to the area of Dorchester Street for a reported armed carjacking with a handgun, according to police reports.
Danbury man facing additional charges – Utah
burnettcountysentinel.com – https://www.burnettcountysentinel.com/news/danbury-man-facing-additional-charges/article_ec7fd1d6-718a-11ed-bf4d-83e4a797b9ca.html
A Danbury man is facing new charges, on top of multiple criminal charges from several incidents that he was tied to this year, including a high-speed pursuit where he was allegedly so intoxicated he “tried to see how fast his car would go” in a multi-vehicle pursuit that ended when his Ford Explorer drove across spike strips, leaving several tires flat and thrwoign the truck into the ditch.
Sheldon Thayer, 28, Danbury, was taken into custody last week by St. Croix Tribal Police, as he is facing several open criminal cases, including for the attempt to outrun police last June 26 near Danbury. The details on his latest charges are unclear at the moment.
Spike strip ends multi-county pursuit – Pennsylvania
GettysburgTimes.com – https://www.gettysburgtimes.com/news/local/article_d7a0866b-df0e-5f44-afd5-692bdccc1e1d.html
A multi-county vehicular pursuit ended early Wednesday after a Cumberland Township Police officer deployed tire-piercing spikes on U.S. Route 15.
Devin Stough, 28, of Dillsburg, charged with one felony count each of fleeing police and aggravated assault in addition to other offenses, was held at York County Prison unable to post $100,000 cash bail, according to a magisterial docket.
Patrolman Josh Goodling deployed the spikes on Route 15 near U.S. Route 30 (York Road), Cumberland Township Police Chief Matt Trostel said.
Shawnee shooting suspect arrested in Olathe following chase – Kansas
FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV – https://fox4kc.com/news/shawnee-shooting-suspect-arrested-in-olathe-following-chase/
OLATHE, Kan. — A shooting suspect is in custody Thursday less than 24 hours after police say the gunman critically injured a victim.
That arrest comes after a winding pursuit in Johnson County, Kansas, ending with law enforcement using stop sticks in Olathe.
Officers from at least four different agencies were involved in the chase early Thursday afternoon. They took the suspect into custody before 2 p.m. near 117th and Black Bob Road.
Man sentenced to almost 9 years in prison for meth found after chase – Albert Lea Tribune – Minnesota
Albert Lea Tribune – https://www.albertleatribune.com/2022/12/man-sentenced-to-almost-9-years-in-prison-for-meth-found-after-chase/
A Freeborn County District Court judge sentenced a Crystal man to 107 months in prison Tuesday who was found with over 200 grams of methamphetamine after a high-speed chase in August 2021 on Interstate Matthew Douglas Ingram earlier in November pleaded guilty to one count of felony first-degree controlled substance crime, a subsequent conviction.
Charges of felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, felony possession of a stun gun, two counts of third-degree gross misdemeanor DWI and one count of misdemeanor driving after revocation were dismissed.
Four arrested in Red Oak after high-speed pursuit – Maryland
Authorities said speeds reached 105 miles per hour.
2 in custody following pursuit that started in Independence, ended in KCMO – Missouri
https://www.kctv5.com – https://www.kctv5.com/2022/12/01/2-custody-following-pursuit-that-started-independence-ended-kcmo/
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (KCTV) – Independence police have a man and woman in custody following a high speed chase Thursday afternoon.
Police tried to stop the car, which had a stolen license plate on it, around 3:45 p.m. near E. 23rd Street and S. Sterling Avenue.
The driver refused to stop, sped off, and went into Kansas City.
The chase went onto northbound I-35 and into the city’s northland. At time speeds reached up to 95 miles per hour.
Volusia County deputies arrest group of teens in car alleged to be stolen – Florida
KNSI https://knsiradio.com/2022/11/22/man-charged-after-allegedly-leading-police-on-a-miles-long-pursuit/ –
DELTONA, Fla. – Volusia County deputies arrested four teenagers after a tag reader flagged the vehicle in Deltona as possibly stolen, authorities said.
Investigators first spotted the car early Saturday morning in a neighborhood driving without its lights on. Deputies used stop sticks to disable the car which came to a final stop on I-4.
Sheriff Mike Chitwood tells FOX 35 News the teens were likely trying to break into cars. He says deputies found high-value items in the car along with 52 rounds of ammunition.
Two men arrested after police pursue car – United Kingdom
Hampshire Chronicle – https://www.hampshirechronicle.co.uk/news/23160212.two-arrested-police-pursue-audi-winchester-southampton/
The car was found in Battery Hill this morning (November 30) and was chased to Bassett Avenue in Southampton where it was stopped using a stinger. Two men, both from Southampton, remain in custody.
A police spokesman said: “We were called at 12.22am on Wednesday November 30 after an Audi A4 linked to attempted burglaries and thefts in the Eastleigh area was spotted.
Drone helps find suspect hiding under cloak of darkness north of Durango – Colorado
Durango Herald – https://www.durangoherald.com/articles/drone-helps-find-suspect-hiding-under-cloak-of-darkness-north-of-durango/
Aztec man accused of stealing pickup, leading police on chase
Law enforcement used a drone with night vision to help arrest a man suspected of vehicular theft. (Courtesy of Durango Police Department)
La Plata County Sheriff’s deputy Steven Reiter was patrolling U.S. Highway 550 near Hermosa on Monday night when he spotted a Ford F-150 with no taillights traveling southbound at 90 mph.
Successful spike strip brings stolen vehicle pursuit to quick end – California
CBS News –https://www.cbsnews.com/losangeles/video/successful-spike-strip-brings-stolen-vehicle-pursuit-to-quick-end/
Successful spike strip brings stolen vehicle pursuit to quick end
Just as Sky2 arrived to the scene of a pursuit with a stolen vehicle suspect, a successful spike strip brought the chase to an abrupt end in Reseda. At least three suspect were taken into custody.
Four arrested after high-speed pursuit near Red Oak, Iowa – Iowa
https://www.wowt.com – https://www.wowt.com/2022/11/30/four-arrested-after-high-speed-pursuit-near-red-oak/
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Iowa (WOWT) – Four people, including three juveniles, were arrested after a high-speed pursuit near Red Oak on Wednesday morning.
The Montgomery County sheriff’s office reported that the pursuit began about 12:39 a.m. when deputies attempted a traffic stop at Highway 34 and E Avenue, west of Red Oak.
Police shooting shuts down I-15 for hours during morning commute in Davis County – Utah
FOX 13 News Utah (KSTU) – https://www.fox13now.com/traffic/police-incident-shuts-down-portion-of-i-15-in-davis-county
DAVIS COUNTY, Utah — A police shooting Wednesday morning temporarily shut down the southbound lanes of Interstate 15 in Davis County, causing massive backups as drivers embarked on their morning commute.
Layton police said a shooting on the freeway occurred, prompting the closure. The suspect is in custody and no officers were injured, police said.
Pursued driver jumps from disabled vehicle, gets tased near Fayette County Jail – The Citizen – Georgia
The Citizen – https://patch.com/wisconsin/waukesha/stop-sticks-used-stolen-car-waukesha-police-chase-monday-logs
A Savannah man fleeing from Fairburn police into Fayette County on Nov. 28 was taken into custody after having his vehicle disabled in Fayetteville and fleeing on foot. He was tased by officers only a couple of blocks from the Fayette County Jail.
Sheriff Barry Babb said Fayette deputies just after 6 p.m. were notified that Fairburn police were involved in a motor vehicle pursuit on Ga. Highway 92 North and entering Fayette County.
CSP: 2022 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics – Connecticut
HKNow – https://hk-now.com/2022-thanksgiving-holiday-traffic-statistics/
(November 27, 2022)—The Connecticut State Police had 5,649 calls for service, assisted 258 motorists, responded to 338 accidents (2 serious, New Britain and Glastonbury, 3 fatal, Wallingford, Milford, and West Haven), made 36 DUI arrests, and issued 247 citations for speeding. We issued 787 infractions for violations (to include: seatbelt, unsafe lane change, following too closely, move over, distracted driving, etc.) These are reflective of the time period starting at 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, to 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, November 27, 2022.
Driver escapes on foot from Spring Grove police after leading them on pursuit that ended in Waukegan – Illinois
Lake and McHenry County Scanner – https://www.lakemchenryscanner.com/2022/11/28/driver-escapes-on-foot-from-spring-grove-police-after-leading-them-on-pursuit-that-ended-in-waukegan/
A Spring Grove police officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in Spring Grove, according to Spring Grove Police Department Detective Eric Decker.
Officers were attempting to stop a 2005 Ford F-350 pickup truck because it was reported as stolen.
Four Florida Teens Arrested Running From Deputies In Stolen Car – Florida
The Free Press – Tampa Area Local News, – https://www.tampafp.com/four-florida-teens-arrested-running-from-deputies-in-stolen-car/
Four Florida teens have been arrested after running from deputies, and a rash of vehicle robberies was thwarted over the weekend.
Deputies say when a License Plate Reader flagged a stolen car coming into Deltona around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, deputies swarmed the area.
According to investigators, Volusia County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Bergeron spotted the vehicle “rolling slowly” through a neighborhood with its headlights off.
West Allis police pursuit ends in crash; vehicle stolen – Wisconsin
FOX6 News Milwaukee – https://www.fox6now.com/news/crash-in-milwaukee-near-30th-and-vliet
MILWAUKEE – One person was taken into custody Monday morning, Nov. 28 following a police pursuit that began in West Allis and ended in a crash in Milwaukee. The vehicle was reported stolen.
According to police, around 12:30 a.m. a West Allis officer attempted a traffic stop in the area of 95th Street and Greenfield Avenue. The officer was trying to stop the vehicle as the registration plate displayed did not match the vehicle.
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