WINONA, Minn. — The third time was the allure.
Simply earlier than 1 a.m. Monday, a Winona County sheriff’s deputy on routine patrol noticed a darkish SUV rushing east on the Wilson frontage street towards Hwy. forty three, Winona County Sheriff Ron Ganrude stated.
The deputy tried to catch as much as the car, reaching sixty five mph on snow-coated gravel with out gaining on the SUV. Turning onto Hwy. forty three, the driving force took the exit to eastbound I-ninety and accelerated, Ganrude stated.
The deputy adopted, radioed different models for backup, and the La Crescent police positioned themselves close to the Dresbach exit. After the SUV sped previous a semi on the ice glazed, snow-coated freeway, the deputy slowed, maintaining the car in sight and his squad automotive on the street.
A few half mile previous Nodine, the deputy noticed a car within the ditch, Ganrude stated — however not the car he was following. Not lengthy after, the La Crescent officer reported he was in pursuit of the SUV, then that the driving force of the SUV had misplaced management and crashed simply south of the Dresbach exit.
Arriving on the scene, the deputy launched his police canine, which helped persuade the driving force that additional resistance was futile, Ganrud stated.
Jack David Taylor, 31, of Winona was taken into custody and faces fees of reckless driving, fleeing an officer in a motorcar, driving after revocation, and rushing. Taylor was additional recognized as the driving force pursued by Winona police in a excessive-velocity chase Jan. 22 and one other on Jan. 28. Police broke off each pursuits within the curiosity of security.
A passenger in Taylor’s car, Taylor Hope Baker, 23, of La Crosse, was taken into custody and faces costs of fifth-diploma possession of a managed substance and trying to introduce contraband into the county jail.