Police pursue, arrest suspected reckless driver

Man tackled by officer after foot chase

Published On: Nov 06 2012 10:53:04 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 06 2012 10:53:20 AM CST

A Madison man was arrested on suspicion of numerous charges after police said they were led on a pursuit and foot chase by a reckless driver.

Madison police said an officer saw a vehicle driving recklessly on South Park Street near Fish Hatchery Road at about 10:42 p.m. Monday night.  The driver took off, lost control and hit a curb, according to police.

The man then fled on foot, was tackled by an officer and struggled with officers before being taken into custody, according to police.

Jackie L. Roberts, 43, was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle without a driver’s license, speeding, operating with an expired registration, resisting an officer, eluding and a parole violation.