On Wednesday, at approximately 7:17 p.m., a deputy with the Clay County Sheriff’s Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle for erratic driving and speeding. The driver of the vehicle refused for stop for his emergency lights and siren and a pursuit ensured within the city of Moorhead. The driver then fled into the city of Fargo and the pursuit was terminated in the area of 1st Avenue and 3rd Street North for safety reasons due to a car show in the area.
The vehicle was later located driving in Moorhead, again driving erratically and another deputy attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver failed to stop and fled again. The driver went into a construction zone in north Moorhead where his vehicle sustained damage. The driver then went to the area of the 15th Avenue North Dam and fled on foot. The driver then swam across the Red River to Fargo, where he was taken into custody by Clay County Deputies and Fargo Police Officers.
The speeds during this pursuit ranged from 25 to 40 miles hours.
The driver, Jacob Bredell, a 27-year-old male from Fargo was transported to the Cass County Jail for outstanding warrants out of North Dakota. He will also face charges of Felony Fleeing a Police Officer in Motor Vehicle, Disobey Semaphore, Speeding and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in a Motor Vehicle.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Minnesota State Patrol, the Moorhead Police Department and the Fargo Police Department.
On Thursday, at approximately 7:40 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office received a call of a suspicious male in the area of 2254 150th Street North, rural Glyndon. Deputies were informed that there was a male sitting in a silver Toyota Prius wearing a 1⁄2 skull mask and goggles. They were further informed that the male appeared to be watching people in the area.
A deputy arrived on scene and located the vehicle and male. The deputy attempted to contact the male but the he fled the scene before the deputy was able to contact him. The deputy attempted to stop the vehicle, but the male refused to stop for his emergency lights and siren.
The driver fled onto gravel roads with speeds reaching 80 miles per hour.
A Hawley Police Officer was able to deploy stop sticks, which are tire deflation devices, on 200th Street just north of US HWY 10. The vehicle struck the stop sticks but continued southbound on 200th Street. The speeds of the pursuit had decreased, which allowed the deputy to conduct a PIT maneuver, disabling the vehicle.
The driver then fled on foot for a short distance before being taken into custody. The driver was identified as Shane Feuillerat, a 27-year-old male from the Frazee area.
He is currently in the Clay County Jail for Felony Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Hawley Police Department and the Minnesota State