High Speed Chase Near Newcastle
A high speed chase in northeast Wyoming on Monday has resulted in the arrest of a Bismarck, North Dakota man.
The pursuit began around 3:58 p.m. on the 11th after a Wyoming State Trooper tried to stop a northbound car for speeding 84 mph in a 70 mph zone on US Highway 85, about 29 miles south of Newcastle, Wyoming.
The car failed to stop for the Trooper with speeds increasing up to 105 mph. Four miles into the pursuit, the driver of the car intentionally swerved off the highway causing him to roll multiple times.
The driver was identified as 22 year old Payton Glasser of Bismarck, North Dakota. Glasser was taken to Weston County Health Services in Newcastle and treated for injuries.
Investigators found that Glasser had been listed as a missing person on April 8th by the Bismarck, North Dakota Police Department.
After Glasser was treated, he was booked into the Weston County Detention Center and has been charged with speeding, eluding and reckless driving.