SHEBOYGAN – A Chicago man has been arrested Monday afternoon after he led police through the city and county before crashing in Ozaukee County.
At approximately 2:27 PM, a Sheboygan County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle in which the driver, a 29 year old male from Chicago was wanted for bail jumping, failure to obey an officer and Escape. He fled from the Sheboygan County Courthouse on foot and later attempted to elude law enforcement in a motor vehicle within the City of Sheboygan.
A Sheboygan Police officer located the vehicle on South 14th Street near Jefferson Avenue. The suspect did not stop for the officer. At point, the driver drove though yards near South 14th Street and Illinois Avenue. Officers from the Sheboygan Police Department chased the suspect west on Indiana Avenue to South Taylor Drive, south on Taylor Drive to Washington Avenue and east on Washington Avenue where the driver then went north on South Business Drive.
Officers stopped the pursuit at that time and followed the suspect to the Town of Wilson where officers lost the vehicle.
About five minutes later, a deputy from the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop the vehicle on South Business Drive near Weeden Creek Road. He fled the officer before losing control and crashing on I-43 southbound, just south of the Sheboygan County in Ozaukee County.
He was taken into custody by deputies. The suspect was transported by Port Washington Fire Department Ambulance service to Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center for minor injuries. He will be facing numerous charges these incidents.