2 arrested after overnight chase in Fargo and Moorhead

The driver fled from officers for the third time in three days.

(L-R) Phillip Murray, 33; Amy St. John, 30

FARGO — Two people are in the Cass County Jail, after leading both Fargo and Moorhead officers on a chase through both cities, and through a construction zone.

According to city spokesman Gregg Schildberger, this started shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday night, June 22, when Moorhead officers saw a Chevy pickup that had gotten away from Fargo officers in the past two days.

The driver then took off on Interstate 94, exiting on South University Drive, where Fargo officers eventually used tire deflation devices to slow down the pickup.

Police followed the pickup to near the Catalyst Medical Center in Fargo, where the pickup drove through a construction zone, and got stuck in mud, Schildberger said.

A pickup is stuck in the mud in a construction zone off 21st Avenue South in Fargo, after a police chase that went through both Fargo and Moorhead Wednesday night, June 23.


The driver, Phillip Murray, 33 — who has no permanent address — is facing charges of fleeing, aggravated reckless endangerment, and driving under suspension.

The passenger, Amy St. John, 30, of Moorhead, is in jail for providing false information to law enforcement, and on an open warrant.

A Fargo police car and ambulance are parked outside the Catalyst Medical Center, 1800 21st Ave. S in Fargo, as they respond to the end of a police chase.

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