Man fleeing police caught after vehicle breaks down

Law enforcement in Sheboygan County attempting to catch a man in a high speed pursuit Sunday, March 31, 2024, got a helping hand in the form of the man’s vehicle having mechanical issues during the chase.

At about 8:45 Sunday night, police started chasing the man northbound on I-43 in the Oostburg area.

Speeds reached 130 mph as the man drove his SUV north to State Highway 28 on the City of Sheboygan’s south side. At this point he exited and got back onto 43, this time heading south.

Around the Cedar Grove area, the officer stated the SUV was smoking heavily and a short time later the vehicle entered the ditch near the county line with Ozaukee County. The man was then taken into custody.