MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – A traffic stop in Manitowoc County led to a foot chase, and the seizure of 45 grams of crystal methamphetamine, Friday afternoon.
According to Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office, the incident started with a traffic stop on a red 2012 Ford Fusion on State Highway 310 west of County Highway B.
The passenger, 27-year-old Timothy Belongie Jr. from Two Rivers, exited the vehicle and ran into the Knollwood Cemetery.
The deputy took a different path to get ahead of the subject at which time Belongie ran back to the vehicle and reentered the passenger seat.
Once back inside, the driver, 32-year-old Ashley Monroy from North Charleston, South Carolina, drove off, traveling westbound on State Highway 210.
The vehicle turned south onto County Highway Q and reached speeds exceeding 100 mph.
Deputies say Monroy lost control of the vehicle and drove into the east ditch of County Highway Q near Goodwin Road. Both Monroy and Belongie fled on foot.
The pursuing deputy apprehended Monroy a short distance from the vehicle. A short time later, K-9 Leon tracked and assisted with the arrest of Belongie in a nearby field.
During a search of the vehicle, 45.94 grams of crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found.
Ashley Monroy was arrested for Fleeing an Officer, Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine – with Intent to Deliver, and a Probation Hold.
Timothy Belongie Jr. was arrested for a Felony Warrant, Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine – with Intent to Deliver, and a Probation Hold.
No one was injured during the incident.
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