High-speed chase of stolen pickup that started in the White Earth Reservation exceeds speeds of 100 mph
PARK RAPIDS - Early Friday morning, two law enforcement agencies were engaged in a high-speed chase through three counties, including Hubbard County, at speeds that exceeded 100 mph.
It began earlier in the morning when White Earth police began chasing a stolen 2009 Dodge Ram pickup. Two men were inside.
The chase headed east-bound on Minnesota Highway 200 into Hubbard County through the Lake George area.
Hubbard County authorities responded to assist just before 2 a.m.
Speeds, according to Hubbard County Sheriff Frank Homer, reached 105 mph.
The truck headed north-bound into a private driveway, into a hayfield and struck a tree, where the vehicle stopped.
Passenger Roy Lee Harden, 52, of Minneapolis, surrendered. The driver, identified as Davis Michael Lee, 49, fled on foot. His address is unknown.
Hubbard County K-9 officer Jeremiah Johnson and Vulcan were activated and were able to track Lee a short time later.
Vulcan was acquired last fall and has been in training sessions.
Lee was transported to the Clearwater County Correctional Center, where charges are pending. Harden was booked into the Hubbard County jail.
Authorities discovered the pickup was stolen from a Fargo dealership several months ago. Fargo police have been notified.
The three agencies involved will continue the investigation,