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Dodge Co. Sheriff’s Deputy crashes squad into house while responding to assist pursuit | By Dodge Co. Sheriff

May 20, 2024 – Dodge Co., Wi – At about 4:58 p.m. on Monday, May 20, 2024, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Juneau County Sheriff’s Office regarding a vehicle that was reported by license plate reader camera to have just entered Dodge County.  The suspected driver, Harvey Cox, 58, of Wonewoc, WI had a felony warrant for fleeing from his jury trial in Juneau County.

Sheriff Dodge County squad

A patrol sergeant was in the area and initiated a pursuit.  The vehicle fled to the City of Waupun where the driver came to a stop on his own and was taken into custody without further incident.  Cox was arrested for the warrant, knowingly fleeing an officer, and 2 counts of felony bail jumping.

He was booked into jail subsequent to the arrest, but all persons are innocent until proven guilty.

At about 5:03 p.m., as a deputy was responding to assist with the pursuit, the deputy lost control of his squad car on the rain-covered roadway at the intersection of State Highway 68 and County A in the City of Fox Lake.

The squad left the roadway and struck a house.  The deputy suffered minor injuries and no one else was injured in the crash.  The crash is being investigated by the Fox Lake Police Department.

The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Waupun Police Department and the Fox Lake Police Department for their assistance with this incident.

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