Meeker County Sheriffs pursued a Willmar man Monday in a short chase, after he fled from authorities in his vehicle.

The Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle driving into driveways on 235th Street in Acton Township, around 9 p.m. Monday evening. After deputies located the vehicle, the driver fled upon their approach. A short pursuit occurred.

The pursuit ended on 220th St. from 545th Ave. after deputies stopped the driver. Deputies identified the driver as Ryan James Thomas, 40, of Willmar. Thomas was charged for first-degree DUI, fleeing in a motor vehicle, driving after cancellation.

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