HOLLAND, MI – Holland Police were dispatched to the 100 block of E 16th Street at around 2:17 a.m. Tuesday to take a complaint of stalking from a female who stated her ex boyfriend was in the area and had threatened her.
While police were on scene, the suspect drove by and another officer located the vehicle. After confirming that this vehicle was related to the complaint, the officer initiated a traffic stop however the suspect sped up and refused to stop.
The pursuit started near 24th Street and Apple Ave and continued south on Apple to 32nd Street. The suspect continued east on 32nd Street to Waverly Road, south on Waverly Road at speeds near 100 MPH. The suspect failed to negotiate the turn at Waverly near M-40 where he went off the road and rolled thre truck he was driving over. The suspect fled into a field and assisting officers immediately set up a perimeter. An on duty HPD K-9 began a track and after several hours of searching the suspect was not located.
The suspect is a 20 year old man from Holland and police are attempting to locate him to have him turn himself in to authorities. Police are not releasing the name of the suspect at this time and hope he cooperates by turning himself in.
Anyone who has information that my help in this investigation or who knows the whereabouts of this suspect is asked to contact the Holland Department of Public Safety at (616) 355-1150 or email investigators at email@example.com. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Silent Observer by calling 1-877-887-4536, texting OCMTIP and your message to 274637 or you may go online and submit a tip using the online form at www.mosotips.com.