Technology is helping law enforcement reduce the risk of a high-speed chase. The new tool, from Star Chase, allows officers to track a fleeing vehicle with a GPS device, rather than pursuing the suspect in a squad car. High-speed chases are not just dangerous situations for officers and suspects. Innocent bystanders and drivers are also at risk. May 12, 2011 started like any other day for architect Tom Blanck. “I was just going to meet a client with drawings and stuff, and talk about a project,” Blanck said.
Authorities in Crow Wing County say they do not plan to file charges against the officer involved in a high-speed chase that ended with the suspect being shot. The July 4 incident started after officers responded to a domestic assault call.
A high speed chase involving am armed robbery suspect and police results in a crash which seriously injures a father and his infant son in Wright County Monday night. According to Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Paul VanVoohris, the chase began after a robbery at Tootsies Tavern in Big Lake at approximately 5:40 p.m. The suspect, 47-year-old Kevin Greene, fled the tavern in an 1999 Chevy Suburban and crashed into a 2002 Honda Accord with two passengers shortly afterwards in Monticello at Riverview Drive and East Broadway Street.
A Grand Rapids police officer is on administrative leave after shooting at a suspect vehicle during a high-speed chase, according to authorities. The incident started around 5:35 p.m. on July 4, while officers were responding to a domestic assault.
One person is dead and a Duluth man is in custody after a hit-and-run crash at the Culkin Rest Area in Mahtowa, Minn. Wednesday.
Police say two escaped Wisconsin inmates may be headed to Minnesota, leaving in their wake multiple stolen vehicles, a kidnapping victim and eluding a high-speed chase with the state patrol.
Police say one suspect has been arrested and at least two others are still at large after a high speed chase near Osceola, Wis., Tuesday night.
It took officers from two police departments to end a dangerous high speed chase Thursday night. Authorities were following a driver throughout the Twin Cities metro who was traveling at more than 100 miles per hour.
Police have taken a man into custody after two separate high-speed chases through the Twin Cities.
Two adults were arrested after three people in a car led authorities on a high speed chase through the Twin Cities metro Saturday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a suspect Saturday morning after a driver led them on a high speed chase in the northwest metro.
Sheriff’s deputies in Beltrami County have arrested a 56-year-old Bemidji man after a high-speed chase that reached speeds of more than 100 mph.
A Minnesota police officer called it one of the most dangerous traffic stops of his career. Both his partner and he believed the driver they had just pulled over was not going to cooperate — and they were right.
A man who led Minneapolis Police on a high-speed chase Wednesday afternoon was eventually stopped and taken into custody, authorities said.
A 33-year-old Roseville man has been charged after leading police on a high-speed chase and causing a crash that injured another motorist.