3 taken into custody in Washington County following high-speed chase
KOHLSVILLE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office took three people into custody early Sunday morning, Sept. 5. following a high-speed chase.
It happened around 1:51 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5.
The sheriff's office received a call about from an uninvolved party. The caller said a man exited a van and pulled a handgun on another subject who was also in the same vehicle.
A responding deputy located the vehicle on Cty Tk WW and attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the area of I-41 and Wildlife Rd in Kohlsville. The van failed to stop and the deputy started a pursuit that reached speeds of nearly 100 mph.
Another deputy was able to deploy a tire deflation device in the area of I-41 and Western Ave. The vehicle exited on Pioneer Rd and crashed.
Two of the occupants fled on foot while one remained in the vehicle.
A 20-year-old woman from Toledo, Ohio, a 31-year-old Milwaukee man and a 37-year-old Milwaukee man were all taken into custody with the assistance of the Germantown and Slinger Police Departments and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
The circumstances surrounding the events remain under investigation and all three individuals remain in custody in the Washington County Jail.