Willmar Man Arrested After Chase 23 Nov 15

The Willmar Police Department and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office were involved in a six-mile vehicle chase Saturday afternoon.

According to a release from the Police Department, an officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic offense near Sixth Street and Becker Avenue Southeast at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

The driver, 24-year-old Jerry Bernard Jones of Willmar, fled the scene and continued driving for six miles before he was apprehended in the 1600 block of 17th Avenue Northwest.

Jones was arrested and is facing numerous charges, according to the release.

The West Central Tribune reports the charges include fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and being a fugitive from justice stemming from an arrest warrant in North Carolina.

No injuries or damage to property were reported during the incident.