A 31-year-old Kenosha man is in custody after attempting to flee police forces in Kenosha and Pleasant Prairie early Wednesday morning.
Eric Paulson has been charged with felony and cops for escape or attempted escape, felony second degree felony for recklessly endangering safety, and two counts of bail misdemeanor, all charged with being a repeat offender. increase.
At approximately 1:13 a.m., Kenosha police officers spotted a black Jeep Grand Cherokee making a sharp turn on 52nd Street and speeding south down 30th Street, according to the criminal complaint. bottom.
A chase ensued, and officers reported seeing the Jeep change lanes at high speed. Officers ended the chase for security reasons after about 1.2 miles.
A second Kenosha police officer spotted a vehicle heading south on 22nd Street near 75th Street and attempted to pursue it. After reportedly observing the vehicle traveling at 100 mph, its chase also ended, and Pleasant he notified the Prairie Police Department.
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According to the complaint, Pleasant Prairie police officers spotted and pursued the Jeep fleeing southwest at block 3100 of Springbrook Road.
The Pleasant Prairie Police Department posted some footage of the chase on social media. Security footage from the 39th Street and Springbrook Road roundabout shows the Jeep fleeing from police down Springbrook Road after hitting a curb.
The Jeep nearly hit another vehicle at the Springbrook Road and Hwy roundabout. The 165th went out of control and spun into a ditch before attempting to turn onto 47th Street near Prairie Lane Elementary School, according to the complaint.
The complaint states that Paulson began fleeing on foot before giving up and turning himself in. Complaints indicated that Paulson was “belligerent and resistant” and reeked of alcohol. An open alcohol container was found in the Jeep and Paulson was charged with DUI.
No one was injured in pursuit.