PIT MANEUVER

Driver Jumps Into Chase Setting Off A Second Pursuit

One Man Faces Charges of Escape and Fleeing An Officer

Irvin Peltier, Sr. NICHOLAS WESSELS chase scene MOORHEAD, Minn. — Two people were arrested following simultaneous pursuits that ended in Moorhead Tuesday afternoon. During a traffic stop south of Glyndon, the driver took off, starting a chase that led into Moorhead. During the pursuit, another a driver interfered with the chase, swerving across lanes of a busy street and running…

Medical Emergency Prompts Low Speed Chase in Clay County

Officers say the driver had suffered a medical condition and that caused him to drive erratically

  CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — It was a close call on Highway 10 east of Moorhead around 6 o’clock this morning. Clay County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to reports of a driver going the wrong way. They used a PIT maneuver and stop sticks to stop the vehicle but the driver kept going, never faster than 40 miles per hour. He…