Deputies arrest man after chase outside Beaver Dam

BEAVER DAM, Wis. — Dodge County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man early Tuesday after they said he led them on a chase outside Beaver Dam.

Officials said a deputy tried to stop the 33-year-old driver after he was seen driving 89 mph in a 65 mph on US Highway 151. Officials said the man initially did stop but sped away while the deputy was identifying him.

After a nine-minute chase, officials said the man was stopped and arrested without incident. He faces charges of felony eluding an officer, operating while intoxicated, possession of THC and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also cited for operating without a license, reckless driving endangering safety and speeding.

News 3 Now is not naming the man at this time as part of a policy not to name people accused of crimes until they have been formally charged in court. Click here to learn more about the policy. He is currently being held in the Dodge County Jail.