JACKSON COUNTY Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A 22-year-old man is arrested after a high-speed chase in Jackson County with children in the vehicle. Deputies say just after 12:30 am, Jeffrey Otis of St. Paul was going around 100 miles per hour on i-94 near the Village of Hixton.
Jackson County deputies attempted a traffic stop but say Otis did not stop. After a 16-mile chase, deputies were able to stop the vehicle using a tire deflation device.
Inside the vehicle were two small children. One child was in an unsecured infant carrier. Deputies say they also found 13 grams of meth in the vehicle. Otis could face multiple charges, including fleeing an officer, child neglect, and possession of meth.