Monticello Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police Officers Late Thursday Night
12/02/2013 - 11:10 AM
A man was arrested late Thursday night after failing to stop for a routine traffic violation and fleeing from police.
According to St. Cloud Police, a motor vehicle pursuit started when 23-year-old Paul Joseph Arthur Kruse of Monticello was traveling in the area of I-94 and County Road 136 and refused to stop for a traffic violation.
Assisted by Stearns County Sheriff’s Deputies and a Waite Park Officer, St. Cloud Police were able to stop Kruse by using stop sticks after he was driving between 70-80 mph in the area of I-94 and the Avon Exit for County Road 6.
Kruse was tased and arrested at the scene.
He is currently being held at the Stearns County Jail for charges of Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle, 2nd Degree DWI, 2nd Degree DWI Test Refusal, Obstructing the Legal Process, Driving and Revocation and Speeding.
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