Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department Searching For Man Wanted For Eluding

The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department is searching for the driver of a dark colored pick-up truck that led them on a short high-speed chase last night.

Just before 9:30 last night, a deputy with the department attempted to pull
over the pick-up when it failed to stop, and instead accelerated south on Kelly Road,
south of Fond du Lac.

The officer called off the chase after losing site of the vehicle in the area of County Highway F and Kelly Road.

After a short search of the area, officers found the pick-up parked and the driver fled on foot with officers again giving chase.

The man again eluded officers and a perimeter was set up around a field and farmstead on Kelly Road South of County Highway F.

With a the help of the City of Fond du Lac’s k9 unit, officers searched the outbuildings on the farm and a drone scanned area fields and a nearby woods.

Officers were unable to locate the driver and by 11:15 PM the search was called off.

Wisconsin State Patrol and Dodge County Sheriff’s Department also assisted in the search.

Anyone that may have information on this incident is asked to contact the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department.