Alton, IL

Charges Expected in Police Chase

Story by WBGZ Radio

Charges are expected to be filed today in a police chase last (Tuesday) night in Wood River. The pursuit began at about 7:45pm when an officer attempted a traffic stop near the intersection of Ferguson and Haller. The driver fled on foot, and a passenger got behind the wheel and sped away.

Deputy Police Chief Dan Bunt tells The Big Z the male that fled on foot was not captured.

Click here for Bunt's comments

The suspect was treated for the dog bites at a local hospital before being transported to jail. Charges could include drug and weapons crimes.

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