Man arrested after pursuit from Clay County into Fargo

FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) Fargo Police tracked down a driver who tried getting away from a Clay County deputy early Thursday morning.

Police say the chase moved into Fargo just after midnight, but was called off inside city limits. The suspect vehicle was later spotted near 25th Street and 25th Avenue South.

Police say a K9 team found 23-year-old Andrew Garza hiding near a home a few blocks from the car. Hes being held on a Cass County warrant and for Clay County in connection with the pursuit.

FARGO (KFGO) – Two people were arrested in Fargo in separate incidents with credit to police K-9 Falco. 

Shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday, a man who led authorities in Clay County on a pursuit, crossed in Fargo and abandoned his vehicle on 25th Street South, near I-94 and ran on foot. Falco tracked the suspect to where the suspect was hiding between a garage and a house several blocks away where 23-year old Andrew Garza was arrested. He has no permanent address and was wanted on warrants from Cass County and will face Clay County charges. 

Shortly before 3 a.m., police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1400 block of First Avenue North. The suspect ran from the scene. Lost in a foot pursuit with officers down a dark alley, Falco got on his track and cornered him several blocks away. 

36-year old Justin Ott of Fargo was arrested on five charges, including terrorizing, interfering with an emergency call, and domestic violence. There were *no* injuries in the incident.


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