Sturgis man arrested following chase in St. Joseph County

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. – A Sturgis man was arrested after allegedly leading deputies on a chase on Monday, the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Office announced.

Prior to the chase, deputies tried to stop a vehicle on Burr Oak Road, near Clinton Street, for multiple vehicle violations.

Instead, the suspect led deputies on a pursuit, traveling on Ackey Road and through fields before crashing near U.S. 12, reports said. Property was damaged during the chase.  

The suspect ran from the vehicle before being taken into custody, according to reports.

The 27-year-old Sturgis man was charged on the counts of fleeing and eluding, resisting and obstructing, operating under the influence of drugs, and malicious destruction of property.

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