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Fox Lake Man Charged For Two County Chase

The 31-year-old Fox Lake man who led Dodge and Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase Sunday morning made his initial appearance in a Fond du Lac County courtroom Tuesday. Ryan Brown was charged with 1st degree recklessly endangering safety, felony bail jumping, and attempting to flee an officer. Bond was set at $5,000 cash and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for Friday, March 23rd. According to the criminal complaint Brown told deputies his girlfriend was in the vehicle with him and urged him not to stop because she had several outstanding warrants. The vehicle Brown was driving was damaged by the push bar from a Dodge County Sheriff’s Sergeant squad car during the pursuit and Brown reached speeds of up to 112 miles an hour on Highway 151 when Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s deputies were pursuing him. He was caught when he showed up at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac to pick up someone that was being discharged.  Brown was out on bond from a Sheboygan County case at the time of pursuit. He’s charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in that case.