MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – Marshfield police officers were involved in a vehicle pursuit that led officers from the City of Marshfield into rural Clark County.
Police attempted a traffic stop on a 44-year-old Medford man who had warrants for failing to register as a sex offender, reckless endangerment, and possession of drug (amphetamine) paraphernalia.
The man crashed his vehicle in a ditch on Clark County Highway K (Sparks Rd) near Pine Ln after spike strips were deployed by the Clark County Sheriff’s Department, and a pursuit intervention technique was performed by a Marshfield police officer. Following the crash, the man was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit.
There were no injuries caused by the incident, but the man was medically cleared at Marshfield Medical Center as a precaution.
Charges for knowingly fleeing an officer, possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia will be requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s office. The man was transported to Wood County Jail.
Collaborating agencies in the arrest were the Wood County Sheriff’s Department and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.
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