Man Arrested After Highway 81 Pursuit

MADISON- At 8:10 pm on Tuesday, the Madison Police Department received a report of a reckless driver entering the Madison city limits.

A Madison Police Officer located and attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle after observing multiple traffic violations. The vehicle then fled from the traffic stop and proceeded north on Highway 81 from Madison. Tire deflation devices were deployed on Highway 81 but were unsuccessful. The suspect vehicle continued northbound on Highway 81 and eventually came to a stop in rural Norfolk. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, 62-year-old Alfred Martin, was taken into custody without further incident.

Martin was arrested for Flight to Avoid Arrest, Willful Reckless Driving, and Driving Under the Influence.