Kasson Man Arrested After Police Chase in Oronoco Area
Rochester, MN ( KROC AM News) - A call about a suspected burglar in the Oronoco area led to the arrest of a Kasson man Thursday.
A man living in the 1200 block of Kings Park Road NW called 911 around 2:30 PM to report a suspicious vehicle at his residence.
The caller said the driver got out and began walking to the house. The man was apparently scared off when the homeowner’s dog began barking and drove away.
A deputy spotted the vehicle a few minutes later and tried to make a stop but the driver sped off. The deputy broke off the chase when the vehicle drove through a field. The deputy located the vehicle stuck near the Zumbro River and arrested the driver.
He was identified as 32-year-old Tyler Stroud. He was taken into custody without incident. He is expected to be charged with fleeing a police officer. Evidence of narcotics trafficking was also found in his truck.