RANSOM COUNTY, ND A man is behind bars today after officers say he led them on police chase for about thirty miles.
Police say when they tried to pull Nicholas Hanson over he took off only to eventually lose control and drive into a soybean field where he was arrested.
Hanson was charged with was charged with fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of an imitation controlled substance with intent to deliver.
The full press release can be seen below:
30 Mile Pursuit Ends with Driver in Custody.
Lisbon, ND. – On Friday August 24th at approximately 11:50pm a North Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on a suspect vehicle for an equipment violation near Lisbon. The suspect fled in their vehicle and lead law enforcement on a chase that covered approximately thirty miles. The pursuit came to an end seven miles north of Ft. Ransom when the suspect attempted to further elude law enforcement by driving through a soybean field and their vehicle became disabled. The driver was then taken into custody without incident and transported to the Barnes County Jail.
Nicholas Hanson, of Lisbon ND, is the suspect in this incident and was charged with; fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of an imitation controlled substance with intent to deliver (C Felony).