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High-Speed Chase Ends in Two Arrests

By: News Staff Email
By: News Staff Email

Two Oshkosh men are arrested after leading Barron County Sheriff’s Deputies on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle over the weekend.

Sheriff’s deputies say it happened around 10 Friday night on the Hwy 53 Bypass.

Barron Police attempted to pull over the vehicle driven by 17-year-old Timothy Cook for a traffic violation. The chase led police in speeds excess of 100 miles per hour and ended in Washburn County near the Highway 70 exit with the help of a tire deflation device. That’s when Cook and passenger, 20-year-old Derek Mills were arrested.

Police determined the vehicle was stolen from a burglary that day in Rice Lake.

The case remains under investigation.


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