CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Three people were arrested after a high-speed car chase in Clay County on Tuesday, Feb. 11, according to the sheriff's office.
The chase started at about 12:30 a.m. when a sheriff's deputy tried to stop the vehicle near Eighth Street and Interstate 94, and the vehicle fled, the sheriff's office said in a news release.
The driver went west on I-94 at speeds reaching 75-80 mph until they exited onto South University Drive in Fargo. The deputy then managed to disable the vehicle with a driving maneuver, causing the car to go into a snowbank, according to the sheriff's office.
Four occupants of the car were taken into custody and three were arrested, with the fourth eventually being released. The driver, identified as Dakota Paulson, 25, of Fargo, was arrested on suspicion of fleeing a police officer, fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, introducing contraband to a correctional facility and outstanding warrants out of Clay and Mahnomen counties, the sheriff's office said.
The two passengers arrested were Candice Kelsey, 35, of West Fargo, and Manuel Reyes, 42, of Fargo. Kelsey was arrested on suspicion of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, and Reyes was arrested on suspicion of fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance, giving false information and an outstanding Clay County warrant, the sheriff's office said.