12/19/2022 December News: 21Stop Stick News Stories from the last week.

December 19, 2022

By: Zach Madden

Category: Stop Stick News

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Officer Shot In Calvert County Following High-Speed Pursuit – The BayNet Maryland

The BayNet by BayNet Staff

The officer has reportedly been transported to Calvert Health, and is being stabilized before being flown out to a nearby trauma center.

In addition to Pond Woods Road, the northbound lanes of Route 4 at Cox Road are closed, and traffic is being diverted.

Two light towers and Crime Scene 11 are currently en route to the scene on Walnut Creek to continue the investigation.

The roadway from Chaneyville to Yellowbank is currently being investigated and searched for potential weapons and shell casings. The investigation is expected to carry on for an extended period of time.

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Man arrested without incident after high speed chase Montana

Hungry Horse News –

A man wanted on a felony warrant out of Lincoln County led Montana Highway Patrol troopers on a long-distance high-speed chase Friday afternoon, but gave up peacefully in the end.

According to trooper Laramie Stefani, the pursuit began near Browning on Highway 2 for Richard Mongan of Kalispell.

The initial chase was called off because of road conditions, but Stefani picked up the pursuit of the white pickup Mongan was driving near Nyack Flats.

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Man Arrested After 100 MPH Chase Outside Ludington – 9 & 10 News Michigan

9 & 10 News –

A traffic stop turned into a high speed chase Wednesday night outside Ludington. Deputies say they tried to stop a 2008 Ford Edge for going 88 mph in a 55 zone.
The car took off south on Angling Road, then onto Jebavy Drive and Fisher Road. They say at times during the 10 minute chase the car reached 100mph.
The driver took deputies on a chase through Hamlin, Victory and Pere Marquette Townships.

Deputies were able to use “stop sticks” to deflate the car’s tires. The driver finally turned onto Bryant Road before pulling over.

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Shelby man arrested after 100 mph police chase through multiple townships Michigan –

MASON COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) — A man from Shelby has been arrested after leading police on a chase through Hamlin, Victory and Pere Marquette townships, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office.

The 25-year-old man, whose identity has not yet been released, was lodged in the Mason County jail on the following charges:

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Semi Driver Arrested After Hit-and-Run with Trooper Nebraska

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One person has been arrested following a hit-and-run with a Nebraska State Trooper, a pursuit, and an hour-long standoff on Interstate 80.

The incident began at approximately 5:10 p.m., after NSP had received information regarding a semi pulling a flatbed trailer that was driving recklessly on Interstate 80 near Lincoln. A trooper observed the semi driving recklessly and attempted a traffic stop near mile marker 409.

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Mississippi man convicted in Moody carjacking – Alabama

WVTM by Linda Grantin

A federal jury convicted a man from Mississippi for a carjacking that happened in Moody.Officials said Eric Lamar White, 24, of Jackson, Mississippi, was found guilty of carjacking and carrying and brandishing a firearm during a violent crime.“The violent acts of the defendant put the lives of an innocent family in danger,” U.S. Attorney Prim Escalona said. According to court documents, on Jan. 7, 2021, White and his codefendant Kendarian Toran, 18, of Ridgeland, Mississippi, traveled from Jackson to Atlanta in a stolen vehicle with a switched tag. The vehicle began to overheat, so they decided to carjack another vehicle.

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Driver arrested after going the wrong way for 12 miles on Westpark Tollway, Pct. 5 says Texas


HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A wrong-way driver was arrested after several close calls on the Westpark Tollway early Thursday, according to the Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office.

It happened just after 3:30 a.m. when the Harris County Toll Road Authority dispatch received an alert through the wrong-way detection system at the Post Oak exit ramp. “In this case, the wrong way detection system basically alerted officers immediately when this defendant got on an exit ramp for West Park Tollway, we knew he was going the wrong way immediately,” said Sean Teare with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.

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One arrested after leading Troopers on Shawnee Co. chase Kansas


TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – One man is behind bars after he allegedly led KHP Troopers on a chase through Shawnee County.

Kansas Highway Patrol tells 13 NEWS that Matthew Scott Cusumano, 47, was arrested following a police chase in Shawnee Co. on Tuesday night, Dec. 13.

Troopers said they attempted to pull Cusumano’s vehicle over around 10:25 p.m. on eastbound I-70 near the Fairlawn exit for a traffic violation, however, he failed to yield and started a chase.

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Police arrest man after chase in stolen truck across Tulsa – Oklahoma

CBS News –

TULSA, Okla. — Tulsa police arrested a man after a chase with a stolen truck across Tulsa Wednesday morning.

Police said Jaymz Vann was arrested for the incident that started after a Flock camera in south Tulsa flagged a pickup truck as stolen around 2:30 a.m. Police caught up to the truck, but the driver, later identified as Vann, refused to pull over.

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Drug-related charge sends Omaha man to prison for over 12 years Nebraska


According to court documents, the Omaha Police Department were investigating Jose Rodriguez-Meza for distributing meth in February 2021. Officers saw Schlotfeld stop by Rodriguez’s home and leave on April, 8. Officers saw Shlotfeld commit a traffic violation and tried to do a traffic stop. Schlotfeld fled, eventually traveling from Papillion, to downtown Omaha, before his vehicle was disabled by stop-sticks.

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Teen charged with carjacking after removing 4-year-old child from car – Tennessee

News Channel 5 Nashville (WTVF) –

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A teen has been arrested after a carjacking incident Tuesday afternoon.

Metro Police report that a 14-year-old has been charged in Juvenile Court after he removed a 4-year-old boy from a Chevrolet Cruz and drove off at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday.

The vehicle had been left running and unattended outside a strip mall in the 800 block of Hamilton Crossing. The 4-year-old was left on the sidewalk, unharmed.

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North Mankato man arrested following chase in Mankato Minnesota –

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) – A North Mankato Man is charged after leading police on a pursuit through the city of Mankato.

Law enforcement received multiple driving complaints of the same vehicle around noon Tuesday.

The suspected vehicle was located in the Sibley Park area where police officers attempted a traffic stop.

Officials say the driver refused to stop until stop sticks were deployed on South Riverfront Drive.

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Leesburg man charged with fleeing deputies who deployed Stop Sticks to end chase – Florida –

Lake County sheriff’s deputies used Stop Sticks to apprehend a Leesburg man after a high-speed chase that started when he failed to come to a full stop at a stop sign.

Richard Allen Sistrunk, 37, of 9835 Variety Road, was charged with fleeing/eluding a patrol vehicle after the incident, which started Friday night when a deputy observed a white Hyundai fail to come to a complete stop at the sign while turning north from Pine Island Drive onto Harbor Shores Road.

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New Jersey woman leads North Royalton police on chase Ohio –

NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (WOIO) – A New Jersey woman was arrested by North Royalton police early Tuesday morning after she allegedly failed to stop when an officer tried to pull her over speeding.

North Royalton police said Iris Cartagena was spotted going around 53 mph in a 25 mph zone on State Route 82 around 2:30 a.m.

According to police, Cartagena refused to stop and continued through a red light at the intersection of State Route 82 and York Road.

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1 In Custody After Early-Morning Chase With Tulsa Police – North Carolina

Home by David Griffin

A man is in custody on Wednesday morning accused of leading officers on a nearly hour-long chase, according to Tulsa Police.

Police say its Flock camera system alerted officers to a stolen truck near I-44 and Peoria at around 3 a.m. on Tuesday. When officers tried to stop the driver, he refused, leading officers on a 50-minute chase.

Police say the suspect led officers along 169 and the Broken Arrow Expressway, then all the way back to downtown Tulsa and Highway 75.

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Domestic Violence suspect apprehended by Caldwell PD Idaho

KBOI by CBS2 News Staff

Caldwell Police Department responded Tuesday, December 13th, to a possible domestic violence incident occurring in a vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle was identified by Caldwell Police as 27-year-old Jose S. Hernandez-Lopez.

The suspect was located near Ustick Rd. and Florida Ave. where officers attempted to pull over Hernandez-Lopez. Lopez failed to yield, and officers deployed a spike strip near Indiana Ave. and Fair Oaks Dr.

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Wilmington Man Accused of Fleeing Grundy Co. Sheriff’s Office Illinois


The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man for fleeing from police around 1:15 a.m. on December 11th.

Police officials say Dillion Michalek, 23, of Wilmington, was arrested for Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding Police and Obstructing Justice after a traffic stop on Pine Bluff Road near Shirley Road, which continued to the village limits of Dwight near the intersection of Route 47 and McNamarra Drive.

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Roberts Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges – Indiana –

WARSAW — A Pierceton woman was arrested on multiple charges after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs.

Angel Michelle Roberts, 23, 406 S. Washington St., Pierceton, is charged with dealing methamphetamine, a level 2 felony; possession of methamphetamine and possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, both level 4 felonies; possession of a syringe and resisting law enforcement, both level 6 felonies; possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor; possession of paraphernalia, a class C misdemeanor; possession of methamphetamine with enhancing circumstances, a level 3 felony; and possession of paraphernalia with a sentence enhancement, a class A misdemeanor.

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N.H. State Police Arrest Methuen Woman; Reports She Was Driving Wrong Way on I-93 New Hampshire


A 26-year-old Methuen woman faces drunk driving and other charges after New Hampshire State Police report she was driving the wrong way last week on Interstate 93 in Londonderry, N.H.

Police said Virginia Scarponi of Methuen, was arrested by State Police troopers and is facing charges of reckless conduct, driving while intoxicated and reckless driving.

State Police said the department received “multiple reports of silver sedan traveling the wrong way on Interstate 93 from the state line” last Thursday morning, about 12:15. They said the car approached the New Hampshire state line from Massachusetts northbound in the southbound lane.

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Man arrested after high-speed chase on Teton Pass – East Idaho News Idaho

East Idaho News by staff

On Dec. 9 at approximately 3:21 a.m., the Teton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked near the Valley of the Tetons Library in Victor. The vehicle, a grey Toyota Prius with Idaho license plates, had been parked for some time with a turn signal light on.

Teton County deputies made contact with the driver of the vehicle Devin James Howe, a 26-year-old resident of Idaho Falls. Deputies found that fictitious plates had been placed on the vehicle and the actual license plates found inside had shown the Prius reported stolen in Bingham County.

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Dash cam video shows police chase after 4 stolen vehicles in Kent County –  Michigan

mlive by Audra Gamble | agamble@mlive.com

KENT COUNTY, MI — Following a series of car thefts in the area, the Kent County Sheriff’s deputies took part in a four-car stolen vehicle chase early Monday morning.

Three of the vehicles were recovered by police, one of which was recorded on dash camera footage provided by the sheriff’s office to media.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents in the county to make sure to lock their car doors and remove any valuables from their vehicles after investigating six stolen vehicles since midnight Monday, Dec. 12.

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100 mph police chase with stolen car begins in Kalamazoo and ends in Battle Creek Michigan

mlive by Audra Gamble

BATTLE CREEK, MI — A high-speed chase that started in Kalamazoo ended Sunday in Battle Creek with the arrest of an 18-year-old suspect.

The police chases started around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, in Kalamazoo with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety pursuing a car that was stolen from Battle Creek. Once the driver got on eastbound I-94, the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office took over the chase.

The chase reached 100 mph and entered Calhoun County, police said in a news release. The stolen vehicle exited I-94 at Capital Avenue, then drove on Beckley Road. Officers from Emmett Township and Calhoun County joined the chase while Battle Creek police attempted to block area intersections.

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