Kenosha man faces multiple charges after fleeing Waterford Police

WATERFORD, WI (CBS 58) -- Claiming he was “too fat and too old” to jump over fences,  a  57-year-old man was arrested in Waukesha Sunday morning after a chase that began in Waterford.

The man, who is from Kenosha, was stopped by Waterford Police around 2 AM Sunday when officers noticed the license plate did not match the registered description of the vehicle.   When the officer approached the vehicle to talk with the man, the officer saw a blue colored pouch sitting on the front seat.   Inside the blue pouch were several smaller bags containing a  white substance inside.   When asked what was inside the blue pouch, Police say the driver replied , “what blue pouch?”

When the officer replied, “the blue pouch sitting next to you,” the driver stated, “I’m outta here!”   The driver sped north on Highway 164 reaching speed of over 100-miles-per-hour.  

The Waterford officer lost sight of the vehicle when it entered the City of Waukesha, but Waukesha Police and County Deputies were able to  find the  unoccupied vehicle near Arcadian Avenue and Rosemary Street.  The 57-year-old man was soon found hiding nearby.   He reportedly told officers  that he was “too fat and too old to be jumping over fences”   The suspect also admitted to using crack earlier in the night.

The man is being charged with felony eluding a police officer, possession of drug paraphernalia, felony possession of cocaine (second offense), felony fourth offense OWI, a probation violation, operating after revocation/OWI related and several traffic violations.

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