Man, 62, Leads Police on 2 Separate Chases in Kandiyohi County


May 31, 2018 03:43 PM

A 62-year-old man is in jail after leading police on two separate chases in Kandiyohi County Thursday, according to the sheriff's office.

The first chase occurred just after midnight in Willmar. The suspect -- wanted in an earlier domestic assault incident -- escaped police in a 2012 Chevrolet Impala.


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A short time later, police located the suspect on County Road 9 near Willmar High School. A deputy attempted to stop him, but he once again fled police, according to the sheriff's office.

Going more than 100 mph at times, the suspect led police into New London via Highway 23. He tried to turn west onto Highway 9, but a deputy stopped him. The suspect drove onto the frontage road and into the parking lot of a nearby store, where he was taken into custody.

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No one was injured in the pursuit, the sheriff's office said. The suspect is being held at the Kandiyohi County Jail pending numerous charges, including fleeing police officers in a motor vehicle, domestic assault and DWI, according to the sheriff's office.


Anthony Brousseau

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