Clarkfield man arrested following chase

Clarkfield man arrested following chase Click to Enlarge Photo:

Aug 8, 2014 at 5:57 am

CLARKFIELD, Minn. (KNSI) A Clarkfield man has been arrested after leading deputies from the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office on a pursuit.

Officers were attempting to arrest 30 year-old Matthew Nelson of Clarkfield Wednesday night on a felony warrant. After a short scuffle with officers, he was able to break away and ran to a pickup truck and fled teh area.

Deputies chased Nelson for several miles, including through soybean and corn fields. Nelson eventually ditched the pickup to elude capture.

But police received a tip the following day that Nelson was sleeping in an upstairs bedrooms at a house in Clarkfield. That's where he was arrested.

He's being held in the Yellow Medicine County Jail pending charges. 

Mike Tanner

Posted By Mike Tanner

News Director

Mike Tanner's Profile

Leave a Comment

Current Weather

For Central Minnesota

Temp: 60°F (16°C)

Dewpoint: 37

Wind: 7 N

Weather: Clear

Full Forecast | Live Radar