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High-speed chase in Dodge, Fond du Lac counties ends in arrest of Middleton man | By Sheriff Dale J. Schmidt

April 14, 2024 – Dodge Co., WI – On 4/13/2024 at approximately 7:36 pm, a Dodge County Sheriff’s Office Deputy initiated a high-speed pursuit of a white BMW northbound on US Highway 151 near E Salem Road in the town of Calamus after observing a speeding violation. The pursuit continued for approximately 28.5 miles into Fond Du Lac County.
During the pursuit, the vehicle reached speeds of over 130 mph and almost struck several other motorists. There was a successful deployment of a tire deflation device but the vehicle continued to flee.

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On Highway 26 in Fond Du Lac County, a trooper with the Wisconsin State Patrol joined the pursuit and stopped the vehicle with a successful Pursuit Intervention Technique (PIT) maneuver. The driver, who was identified as Gregory Pauly, 23, of Middleton, was taken into custody for Fleeing/Eluding an Officer and 2nd Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety.

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This pursuit tied up a number of resources and the actions of the driver put the motoring public in harm’s way, for which he is now being held accountable.
Assisting the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office in this incident were the Beaver Dam Police Department, Waupun Police Department, Fond Du Lac County Sheriff’s Office, and Wisconsin State Patrol.
It is important to note that all persons are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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