Fond du Lac Police Station
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin (WFRV) – A 36-year-old man was taken into custody after leading police on a high-speed chase in Fond du Lac County.
At approximately 1:30 pm on Friday, March 10, 2023, Fond du Lac Municipal Police were sent to Block 100 of Welsh Street for a physical altercation involving a 36-year-old Oshkosh resident.
After arriving, the suspect allegedly verbally threatened to kill people at the location before driving off.
Officers located the suspect’s vehicle and attempted to stop traffic in the West Johnson Street and North Main Street area. After initiating a stop, the vehicle fled west on West Johnson Street.
The suspect was traveling north on Interstate 41, reaching speeds of approximately 80 mph. Members of the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office successfully placed a spike strip near County Road N.
The deputy assisted officers and conducted a boxing-in maneuver around the suspected vehicle to bring it to a safe stop.
A 36-year-old man was arrested on charges of felony running away and fleeing, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and manipulating while incapacitated. He is being held at the Fond du Lac County Jail.
Investigation into this incident is still ongoing. No further details or information have been released at this time.