Pursuit in Clearwater ends with arrests in South Haven, including HL woman

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Deputies from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office were involved in a pursuit Jan. 14 with a vehicle that concluded with the apprehension and arrest of two individuals, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

At approximately 11:45 p.m. a Wright County Deputy observed a passenger car driving slowly through multiple lots of closed businesses in the Clearwater area. As the marked squad car approached to investigate, the passenger car fled at a high rate of speed. A pursuit was initiated that continued through portions of Stearns County and into the Fairhaven area. Assisting deputies disabled the suspect vehicle with use of spike strips. The two suspects fled on foot in the City of South Haven. The male suspect stole a separate vehicle and drove into nearby farm fields before crashing on the railroad tracks east of South Haven. The male suspect was taken into custody. With the assistance of the Minnesota State Patrol Air Unit the other suspect, an adult female, was located hiding in a wooded area close to where the first vehicle involved in the pursuit had stopped. The female was also taken into custody. There were no injuries to any of our deputies or to either suspect, according to the release.

The involved male was identified as Robert Bohach, 36, of Saint Louis Park. Bohach was arrested on multiple charges including Felony Fleeing in a Motor Vehicle, Felony Theft, and Felony Controlled Substance Possession.

The involved female was identified as Jessica Hanson, 27, of Howard Lake. Hanson was arrested for Felony Controlled Substance Possession and Misdemeanor Fleeing on Foot.

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