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Chase ends in charges for Willmar man, stolen pickup in flames


MONTEVIDEO — A 26-year-old Willmar man is being held in the Chippewa County Jail in Montevideo after allegedly leading police on a chase that ended with a stolen vehicle in flames early Thursday morning.

Daniel James Pelkey is charged with felony charges of fleeing a police officer and unauthorized use of a vehicle. He is also charged with a gross misdemeanor for refusing a chemical test and misdemeanor charges of driving after revocation and running a stop sign.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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