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Short pursuit of suspect in stolen vehicle ends with crash

STURGIS, S.D. – Meade County Sheriff officials say they are searching for a suspect after a high speed chase that occurred last night.

Sheriff Ron Merwin says authorities tracked down a stolen car on North Haines Avenue, and as they attempted a stop, the suspect driving the car led authorities on a short pursuit.

The chase ended on 141st Street off Elk Vale when the car crashed into a ditch.

Merwin says the suspect fled from the scene before being apprehended.

Anyone with information on the suspect or the incident is encouraged to contact the Meade County Sheriff’s Office.

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