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Vehicle Pursuit, Minocqua WI, 54548
Mar 16, 2020

March 15, 2020
 
Re:  Press Release
 
 Vehicle Pursuit, Minocqua WI, 54548
 
On March 15, 2020 at approximately 3:11AM, Officers attempted to perform a traffic stop on a white Ford F-150 for operating without its headlamps activated. The driver of the F-150 chose not to stop for law enforcement and attempted to elude officers. Following a short pursuit, the vehicle failed to navigate a left turn onto ST Highway 70W from US HWY 51 and crashed into a tree. Officers were able to take the driver into custody without further incident. 
The driver of the vehicle, Eric S. Negri, of Minocqua, was booked into the Oneida County Jail for the following charges:
Vehicle Operator Flee/Elude Officers
Operating under the influence (5th Offense)
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Schedule II narcotic without a prescription
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 
Bail Jumping (Misdemeanor)
Multiple traffic related citations
 
The Minocqua Police Department was assisted by the following agencies: Woodruff Police Department and Oneida County EMS – Medic 5.
 
Contact Person: David J Jaeger, Chief of Police
                           (715) 356-3234
                           djaeger@minocquapd.com 
  
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