Man arrested after car chase through Lebanon; accused of machete-wielding | Crime-and-courts
Linn County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a California male accused of assault — which includes threatening an individual with a machete — after a car chase by way of Lebanon.
Deputies arrested Aaron Halvorson, 44, on fees of attempt to elude, reckless driving, 1st-degree legal mischief, fourth-diploma assault, menacing and illegal use of a weapon, in accordance to a news launch from the Linn County Sheriff’s Office.
At all around 5:48 a.m. Wednesday, May well 25, deputies commenced a pursuit of Halvorson, who is suspected of assaulting a person the night in advance of. The victim advised police Halvorson punched her and threatened her with a machete although the two were being tenting at a web page on Quartzville Road. In accordance to the news release, Halvorson had presently left the campsite when deputies arrived at the scene.
A deputy looking for Halvorson uncovered him driving a 2000 Lincoln Navigator with California plates, according to LCSO, and tried to prevent him in the vicinity of Highway 20 and Weirich Slash-Off.
Halvorson didn’t prevent, in accordance to the information launch, and a pursuit ensued. Deputies adopted the automobile and deployed spike strips east of Lebanon, which flattened 3 of the 4 tires on the suspect’s car, the news launch states. Halvorson ongoing to elude police at minimal speeds.
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He reportedly circled back to Lebanon in which he inevitably stopped. Deputies took him into custody around Crowfoot Road.
Halvorson was booked into Linn County Jail. Lebanon Law enforcement Department assisted LCSO in the chase.