Woman leads Fond du Lac County authorities on two separate pursuits Monday night

A 45-year-old Fond du Lac Woman is in custody after leading Fond du Lac County authorities on two separate pursuits in the City of Fond du Lac within minutes of each other Monday night, May 20, 2024.

At 11:40 PM, the driver ran a stop sign at the intersection of Rees and Marquette Streets right in front of a City of Fond du Lac Police Officer. The driver then accelerated away from the area as the officer attempted to stop the vehicle. After getting a head start on the officer, the vehicle was lost after last seen going eats on Johnson near National.

Minutes later a Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted the vehicle at 4th Street and Fond du Lac Avenue. The driver again attempted to elude police but eventually pulled over on Division Street, east of National Avenue. Officers conducted a high risk stop, using the city’s bearcat armored vehicle to assist them. According to scanner traffic, the driver of the vehicle had a suspended license and was suspected of driving under the influence.