Horicon man arrested after police chase outside Beaver Dam

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BEAVER DAM, Wis. — A Horicon man was arrested Saturday after leading deputies on a chase, Dodge County Sheriff’s officials said.

Deputies allegedly saw the man’s vehicle driving recklessly on State Highway 33 with no lights on just before 3 a.m. The deputy tried to stop the man near Thompson Road, but he allegedly tried to flee.

After a 10-minute chase, the man finally stopped on US Highway 151, just south of Highway 33 and just before the area where Beaver Dam police had set up stop sticks. He was arrested without incident.

Police said the 32-year-old faces charges of felony eluding, possession of drug paraphernalia and operating while intoxicated.

News 3 Now is not naming the man at this time as part of a policy not to name people accused of crimes until they have been formally charged in court. Click here to learn more about the policy. He is currently being held in the Dodge County Jail.