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TWO SUSPECTS ARRESTED AFTER EARLY MORNING PURSUIT (Update)

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TWO SUSPECTS ARE IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING A PURSUIT AND MANHUNT THAT BEGAN EARLY TUESDAY MORNING NEAR SALIX.

THE INCIDENT STARTED AROUND 4:15AM WHEN A WOODBURY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY ATTEMPTED TO STOP A SOUTHBOUND VEHICLE FOR SPEEDING ON INTERSTATE 29.

THE VEHICLE TOOK THE SLOAN EXIT AND WAS PURSUED ALONG SEVERAL RURAL ROADS, SLOWING AT 290TH AND CARROLL AVENUE WHERE A PASSENGER JUMPED OUT AND RAN INTO A CORNFIELD.

THE DRIVER, 33-YEAR-OLD DONAVON PINKSTON SURRENDERED A SHORT TIME LATER AT K-45 AND POPLAR.

PINKSTON IS CHARGED WITH ELUDING, SPEEDING, RECKLESS DRIVING, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND NUMEROUS STOP SIGN VIOLATIONS.

HE IS BEING HELD IN THE WOODBURY COUNTY JAIL ON $5000 BOND.

THE PASSENGER, 28-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL TWIFORD OF SIOUX CITY, HIT OUT IN A CORNFIELD FOR SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE K-9’S FROM THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE AS WELL AS A DRONE WERE USED TO LOCATE HIM.

HE WAS ARRESTED ON TWO COUNTS OF INTERFERENCE WITH OFFICIAL ACTS AND ALSO TAKEN TO THE WOODBURY COUNTY JAIL.

BOTH SUSPECTS WERE WANTED IN SOUTH DAKOTA ON OUTSTANDING WARRANTS AND WERE OUT ON PAROLE.

Photo courtesy KMEG

Updated 3:30pm 10/15/19