Three arrested after pursuit in Grand Forks

Three people arrested after leading police on car chase

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (Valley News Live)-- Three people are facing charges after leading police on a chase in Grand Forks Sunday night.

It happened around 8 p.m. when officials tried to stop a 2003 gold Chevrolet Tahoe in the 500 block of North 5th St.

The vehicle made a series of turns and started driving the wrong way at a speed of 55 mph.

Officials were able to stop the vehicle quickly in the 900 block of North Washington St.

Two people then exited the vehicle and took off on foot, but were stopped and taken into custody by police.

The driver, 38-year-old Christopher McPhail is facing a long list of charges. Those include: Fleeing in a motor vehicle, refusal to halt, reckless endangerment, driving under suspension, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, an active North Dakota parole violation warrant and several traffic infractions.

Also arrested out of the vehicle, 44-year-old Jesse Allard is facing charges of possession of drug paraphernalia.

The rear seat passenger, 28-year-old Karin Alley, was also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and active Polk County, Minnesota warrant.

There was a fourth person in the vehicle. They were released without any charges.