One in custody after morning pursuit

One in custody after morning pursuit


One person is in custody following a police pursuit near Salix.

The chase started when a Woodbury County Sheriff's Deputy tried to make a traffic stop on I-29 just south of Salix.

According to court documents the driver, Daniel Frye, 44, of Sioux City, led authorities on that chase when they found drugs in his room at the Winnavegas Inn.

Frye didn't stop and took the Port Neal exit. He eventually drove though a cornfield near 260th Street, stopped in a bean field where two people fled the vehicle.

The estimated damage to the crop was $1,260.

Frye was booked into the Woodbury County Jail for Possession with Intent to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Mischief 2nd, Reckless Driving, Speeding, and a Stop Sign Violation.

His bond was set at $20,000.

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One person is in custody after a pursuit this morning that ended just north of Salix.

Just after 10:00 a.m., Woodbury County Deputies were in pursuit of a Red Chevy Cobalt.

Authorities on scene, tell Siouxland News say it started at the Winnevagas Inn in Sloan and ended in Salix.

No details were released as to why authorities were pursuing the vehicle.

The Cobalt traveled through corn and bean fields, where it was eventually became disabled.

Two people from the vehicle were later located in the area of County Road K45 and 250th Street.

The driver of the vehicle was booked into the Woodbury County Jail.

Sheriff's Office says the investigation is on-going.

No injuries were reported.

Siouxland News was on scene and will update this story when more details are available.

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