Brighton car chase ends in Henry County

By David Hotle, The JOURNAL


BRIGHTON ? Little information is available on a vehicle pursuit that happened early Wednesday which began when a Washington County Sheriff?s deputy attempted to stop a vehicle.

The Washington County call log reported that at 5:03 a.m. Wednesday, the deputy was in pursuit of a vehicle at the Brighton Park at West Fountain Street and North Mechanic Street.

The log reported the vehicle wrecked in Henry County at Highway 78 and Franklin Avenue. A male subject reportedly left on foot.

Another deputy, the Henry County Sheriff?s Department, the Iowa State patrol and the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation all responded.

Charges are pending.

Washington County Sheriff Jared Schneider could not be reached for comment on the incident.