High-Speed Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Spencer Man

A Spencer man was arrested following a high-speed chase this past weekend.

According to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 11:30 Saturday night. A deputy observed a vehicle traveling southbound at a high rate of speed on Grand Avenue in Spencer. The vehicle reportedly went airborne over the railroad tracks. A vehicle pursuit began with speeds reaching 90 miles-per-hour. The chase ended a short time later in the 800 block of 9th Street Southwest in Spencer.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Dalton McGee, who was charged with Eluding, 1st Offense OWI, Possession of a Controlled Substance Marijuana, and several traffic offenses. McGee was placed under arrest and was booked into the Clay County Jail.