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Low-speed chase outside Ho-Chunk Casino ends with driver hitting a bush



A low-speed chase ends thanks to a large bush.

Driving with a suspended license was the charge in Jackson County against a man arrested after a low-speed chase Wednesday night.

Christopher Martin of Black River Falls reportedly fled from the Ho-Chunk casino when a sheriff’s officer approached him there, in connection with a previous warrant.

Martin fled in a vehicle, and was followed at low speed. He drove into a private yard, where his car was immobilized by a large bush. 

The 42-year-old Martin was already facing charges of bail jumping and fleeing an officer.   

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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