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Man charged with fleeing officer, DWI

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Man charged with fleeing officer, DWI
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Jade E. Nitek, 27, of 28822 260th Ave., Homcombe, Wis., has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle.

Nitek is also charged with two counts of misdemeanor fourth-degree DWI.

According to court records: On June 11 a deputy clocked a vehicle driving 89 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 87. The deputy activated his emergency lights and pursued as the vehicle turned onto 380th Avenue South and continued until it came to a residence, where the driver stopped the car, got out and ran. Nitek was caught a short time later, with a blood alcohol level that tested at .10 percent.

Nitek appeared June 13 before District Judge Joe Evans, who set $1,000 cash bail or $5,000 bond, with conditions, and set the next appearance for July 14.