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Sunday police pursuit ends near Mendota

Posted by wlpo on May 11, 2015

A high-speed chase that began in Freeport ended in Mendota.

According to state troopers, Alec Pulley of Chadwick pointed a handgun Sunday morning at a Freeport police officer. The officer fired back and a chased then ensued.

Several officers chased after Pulley before he crashed into the median of Interstate 39 just north of the Mendota exit. He was taken to St. Paul Medical Center in Mendota where he was treated and released.

Pulley was arrested for aggravated fleeing and eluding, DUI and unlawful use of a weapon. Officers say they found his handgun at the crash scene.

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