Chase Ends in Arrest For Eagle River Man

Chase Ends in Arrest For Eagle River Man

A 43-year-old Eagle River man, known to have a Felony Body Only Warrant through Department of Corrections, attempted to flee from Marshfield Police Officers after a traffic stop was initiated.

The pursuit reached speeds of 60 mph and went a distance of 3 miles. A pursuit intervention technique was attempted which ended the pursuit after the suspect vehicle abruptly stopped and got pinned between a patrol vehicle and a snow bank. The man was taken into custody without further incident. A passenger, a 41-year-old Rhinelander man, was also taken into custody, but was later released after further investigation.

Charges for Eluding/Fleeing Officer, Possession of Methamphetamine, 2nd Degree Reckless Endanger Safety, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia will be forwarded to the Wood County District Attorney’s Office. Probation and Parole placed a hold on the man. The man is currently in custody at Wood County Jail. 

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