Grand Forks Police Department
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Grand Forks, ND 58201

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    City of Grand Forks Police Department
    News Release

    Vehicle Pursuit

    Date & Time of Event:August 9th, 2013 @ 0655 hrs
    Location:Grand Forks City Limits
    ICR #:201305129
    Investigating Officer:Cpl. Buelow
    Supervisor:Sgt. Bill Macki
    Daytime Contact Person at PD:
    Release Prepared By:Sgt. Bill Macki
    Date of Release:08/09/2013
    Time of Release:1130 hrs


    At 0655 hours on August 9, 2013 officers from the Grand Forks Police Department assisted the Grand Forks Sheriff’s Department on a vehicle pursuit that a sheriff’s deputy initiated on a subject with multiple active warrants. Officers pursued this vehicle for a short time until the driver crashed the vehicle into a tree near 2nd Avenue and North 9th Street.

    The driver then left the vehicle and fled from officers on foot. Officers were able to pursue this suspect and ultimately catch him.

    The driver is identified as:

    Bradley J. Hell Jr.
    23 year old Grand Forks resident


    3 Warrants
    Fleeing in a motor vehicle
    Reckless endangerment
    Driving under suspension
    DUI refusal
    Refusing to halt (foot pursuit)