Person arrested following chase in Beaver Dam; third pursuit in area in past week

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BEAVER DAM, Wis. — Police in Beaver Dam arrested a person who they said led them on a chase in a stolen vehicle through parts of the city Thursday morning.

In a news release, the Beaver Dam Police Department said it got a call just before 11:10 a.m. Thursday about a stolen vehicle in the 100 block of Knaup Drive on the city’s north side. An officer saw the vehicle a short time later nearby on Industrial Drive, and a chase ensued.

Police said the driver led them onto U.S. Highway 151 to County Highway G and then back into the city where the chase ended. Officers arrested the driver on charges from the chase and two warrants out of Dane County.

The release did not name the driver.

Thursday’s chase is the third to happen in the Beaver Dam area in the past week. Dodge County deputies chased a man who they said was driving recklessly on State Highway 33 east of the city early Saturday morning; that chase ended on Highway 151 near the interchange with Highway 33.

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The prior day, deputies arrested a man following a chase through parts of Beaver Dam and onto Highway 151; that chase reportedly topped speeds of 90 mph, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office said.

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