High speed chase through Divide-Williams counties
On Monday, December 9 at 1:40 pm, the North Dakota Highway Patrol
initiated a pursuit on a stolen vehicle. The pursuit lasted 73 miles going through Divide and Williams Counties. Speeds reached up to 115 miles per hour. The suspect vehicle was finally spiked after several unsuccessful attempts. The pursuit ended eight miles west of Williston on Highway 2.
The driver was taken into custody without further incident. Charges for fleeing were filed by the North Dakota Highway Patrol and charges for possession of stolen property were filed by Williams County Sheriff’s Office and Divide County Sheriff’s Office.
No injuries occurred during the incident. North Dakota Game and Fish and U.S. Customs and Border Protection also assisted with the pursuit.