Vehicle blows through 2 red lights, driver arrested for dangerous driving


On April 7th at 9:59 pm Police observed a vehicle driving erratically in the 1400 block of 18th street. The vehicle was observed to blow through two red lights as it continued southbound. Police activated emergency equipment, but the vehicle did not stop and headed south out of town. A pursuit was not initiated. Officers observed the vehicle hit the ditch at the corner of 18th street and the Eastern Access at a high rate of speed. No serious injuries were reported. An 18-year-old male was arrested for dangerous driving and flight from police. Alcohol was not a factor and the driver stated he was racing. The accused was later released for court on June 17th, 2024.