News Click: High Speed Chases
Police: Woman Leads Officers On 100MPH Chase In EaganA woman was arrested and then rushed to the hospital after a high-speed chase and brief standoff in Eagan Friday afternoon. Police say an officer tried to pull a woman over on Interstate 35E and Lone Oak Road for expired registration and an equipment violation.
Sheriff: Teen At Large After High-Speed Chase In Stolen TruckPolice are looking for a teen who led them on a high-speed chase early Saturday morning in Pope County. Starbuck police responded at about 3:30 a.m. to a report of a stolen truck, which was seen driving southbound on Highway 29 and then westbound on County Road 18.
Officials: Wis. Boy, 14, Steals Multiple Cars In Armed Crime SpreeAfter 16 hours on the run -- in at least four stolen vehicles -- a Wisconsin boy is now behind bars.
St. Francis Man Charged After Burglary, High-Speed Police ChaseA Saint Francis man was formerly charged Friday for taking police on a high-speed chase after an alleged burglary – injuring several people in the process. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, was charged by the Anoka County Attorney's office with second-degree burglary and fleeing a police officer.
Charges Expected In Andover Police ChaseCharges are expected Thursday after a police pursuit ended in Andover with multiple crashes Wednesday. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, is suspected of breaking into a home in Blaine Wednesday afternoon.
Charges: Man With Suspended License Leads Officers On Dangerous ChaseA Brooklyn Park man is in jail after a weekend police chase reached speeds of 150 miles per hour. Jorell Coppage, 27, faces one felony charge of feeling a peace officer in a motor vehicle. Coppage is accused of taking law enforcement on a nearly hour-long chase that lasted about 80 miles and wound through several metro area towns.
Family Of Woman Killed In Hwy 212 Shooting Sues Officer, ChaskaThe family of a woman shot and killed by police</a> on Highway 212 last year is suing Chaska Police. The lawsuit says that Dawn Pfister was a hostage and was needlessly shot and killed by Chaska Police. Pfister was in a car driven by her boyfriend, Mathew Serbus, last February. Their car rear ended another vehicle, and they fled the scene. Police began a high-speed chase.
Man, 66, Charged With Attempted Murder Of Estranged WifeA St. Joseph man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly chasing his estranged wife in a car and firing several shots at her. Garry Dennis Vogt, 66, has been charged with one count of attempted murder in the first degree and one count of attempted murder in the first degree while committing a felony.
Boy, 15, Allegedly Leads Police On High-Speed Chase In Kandiyohi Co.A 15-year-old boy allegedly led police on a high-speed chase early Friday morning in Kandiyohi County, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. According to officials, around 2:45 a.m. a deputy was completing a traffic stop at Highway 71 and Highway 9 when a 1994 Ford Explorer passed them going southbound on Hwy 71 at over 80 mph.
I-494 Chase Suspect Charged With Fleeing Cops, Possessing Cocaine The man who led authorities on a high-speed chase Wednesday shortly after a police officer was shot and killed has been charged with two felonies unrelated to the officer’s death.
Man Hits Minneapolis Cop With Car, FleesA man struck a Minneapolis Police officer with his car before leading authorities on a high-speed chase in Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police responded to a domestic disturbance at the 2200 block of Pierce Avenue Northeast at about 4:30 a.m.