Arrests Made In Waupun Following Pursuit
A theft in the City of Columbus, ends with an arrest in Waupun. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was alerted just before 2:20 pm on Thursday, November 5, 2020, to be on the lookout for a vehicle leaving Columbus, possibly heading north on US Highway 151. About 5 minutes later, a Beaver Dam Police Officer located the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop on US 151 near Industrial Drive.
The vehicle then headed into Beaver Dam, making its was eventually out on Highway 33, and was located in Fox Lake, where the pursuit continued. The suspect fled the city on Highway 68 toward Waupun, at a high rate of speed. The vehicle struck a curb, and came to a stop, with the suspect fleeing on foot. He was taken into custody several blocks away by Waupun Police and the sheriff’s office, without further incident.
The driver of the vehicle was identified as Justin Carter-Smith, age 32 of Milwaukee, who was arrested for an outstanding federal warrant, eluding an officer, possession of narcotics, and possession of drug paraphernalia. A passenger in the vehicle was released to the custody of the Columbus Police Department. The incident remains under investigation.