3/19/21 Prairie Island, MN – Disturbance Call – Man Steals Prairie Island Marked Police Car – Pursuit – Spike Strips – Crash – Captured

March 19, 2021


UPDATE 12:55 p.m.: Police have confirmed that a Prairie Island Police squad car was stolen on Friday morning.

The Prairie Island Police Department said “the incident is under control and the individual who stole the squad car is in custody.”

The investigation is underway and police said they may have more information later on Friday.

WELCH, Minn. (KTTC) — Multiple agencies are responding to an incident in Goodhue County after reports of a stolen squad car.

The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Red Wing Police and Prairie Island Police are responding across the street from the Treasure Island Casino in Welch.

A witness at the scene said a man was brought into custody after a pursuit. Law enforcement has not confirmed details on the incident yet.

This is a developing story and will be updated.