Eden Valley Man Arrested After Short Pursuit 04 Nov 13

An EdenValley man was arrested after a short vehicle pursuit with Litchfield police Sunday Night.

At 9:14 p.m. the Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the area of MN Highway 24 and County State Aid Highway 34 in Darwin Township.

Authorities say the vehicle failed to stop and a short vehicle pursuit ensued northbound on County State Aid Highway 34 to a residence on 617th Avenue in Manannah Township. The deputy, with the assistance of the Litchfield Police Department, followed the vehicle onto the property and was able to prevent the suspect vehicle from escaping.

The driver, a 67-year-old EdenValley man, was arrested for fleeing police officer in a motor vehicle, driving after cancellation, possession of a small amount of marijuana, 3rd degree controlled substance, and switching plates on a motor vehicle.