UPDATE: Suspect arraigned for high speed chase

KINGSFORD, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: Laurence Zeugner of Calumet was arraigned Tuesday. He is charged with police fleeing in the third degree, two counts of police assaulting/resisting/obstructing, controlled substance possession of analogues, and operating while intoxicated. He's also a habitual offender second offense.

A preliminary exam is scheduled for December 28.

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A male suspect is in jail Tuesday awaiting his arraignment on multiple charges that resulted from a high speed chase.

According to Kingsford Public Safety, Michigan State Police attempted to stop a vehicle on US Hwy 2 around 8:32 PM Monday night. This was in Iron County, near the Michigan and Wisconsin border. The vehicle failed to stop and continued at a high rate of speed into Florence County. Florence County deputies assisted in the pursuit of the vehicle as it entered back into Michigan west of the US-2 and M-95 intersection. The vehicle continued to flee police as it traveled south on Pine Mountain Road in Dickinson County.

The pursuit ended in Kingsford when the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and ended up colliding with a guardrail at the intersection of S. Westwood Ave. and W. Breitung Ave.

The suspect was taken into custody by Kingsford Public Safety and is lodged at the Dickinson County Jail on multiple charges. He has not been arraigned in court.

Kingsford Public Safety, Iron Mountain Police, Florence County Sheriff's Office, Dickinson County Sheriff's Office, and the Michigan State Police were all involved in apprehending the suspect.



 
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