Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase

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A man is arrested after sending Sparta police on a high-speed chase. It happened Wednesday night at Franklin and Chester Streets. Police say they pulled over 24-year-old Andrew Filkouski for a traffic violation.

That’s when officer say they found out he had an arrest warrant in Arizona.

Officers say instead of complying to get out of the vehicle, Filkouski fled at a high rate of speed. Investigators say eventually Filkouski got out of the vehicle and tried to run away on foot but slipped on some ice and was arrested.

He was also arrested for fleeing an officer, recklessly endangering safety, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting and obstructing an officer.

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