EAU CLAIRE Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A 22-year-old man is arrested after leading police on multiple chases in Eau Claire County. Last night, Altoona police tried to stop a vehicle. The driver got away from the officer.
An Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Deputy found the vehicle in a neighborhood near Nine Mile Creek Road and Pheasant Road around 12:30 am. The vehicle led the deputy in a chase.
During the pursuit, a tire deflation device was used. The driver crashed a short time later but was still able to drive off.
In Fall Creek, the suspect, identified as Kevin Hays of Eau Claire, left the vehicle and ran on foot. Police later found Hays around 4:30 am at a home near Altoona. Hays was arrested and taken to the Eau Claire County jail.