One arrested after short police pursuit in Portage
PORTAGE, Mich. — One person has been taken into custody, after police say he led them on a short pursuit in Portage early Monday morning.
It happened at approximately 3:24 a.m. on S. Westnedge near I-94. Police attempted to stop a car for expired plates, but the driver refused to stop.
The driver stopped momentarily, and a passenger got out of the vehicle before the driver continued his attempt to evade police. The suspect came to a stop in the are of 1700 Kirkwood Avenue and tried running away from officers. Police caught him a short distance away.
The 34-year-old suspect had three outstanding warrants for his arrest, and now faces multiple new charges.