A car chase around Grand Forks that unfolded Thursday evening led to a standoff and likely charges against two people, the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Office said.
Dustin Dewayne Berry, 25, of Grand Forks was arrested following a standoff with law enforcement in the 1600 block of 17th Avenue Northeast near the Grand Forks airport, said Lt. B.J. Maxson of the Sheriff's Office. Berry is in the hospital with a self-inflicted wound after a high-speed chase that reached speeds of 100 mph.
His arrest follows events that unfolded Thursday evening and into Friday morning, when he and Sheyanne Brittz Feist, 20, of Grand Forks are alleged to have led law enforcement officials on a police chase throughout greater Grand Forks.
The chase ended with Feist being arrested after the truck she and Berry were in crashed. Berry fled on foot, Maxson said, and eluded capture overnight despite law enforcement officials using unmanned aircraft in an attempt to find him.
Maxson estimated that at 5:30 a.m. on Friday, law enforcement were called to the area of 1600 17th Ave. N.E. for a report of someone knocking on a door, though the individual left before law enforcement arrived, apparently walking into a nearby residence.
"That individual did not respond to any contact from law enforcement," Maxson said, and a perimeter was set around the property.
SWAT and bomb squad officials were called to begin negotiations with Berry, who Maxson said is believed to be the same person who fled the crash
"At roughly 1:30 p.m., that individual was taken into custody, and he was transported to Altru Hospital due to self-inflicted wounds," Maxson said.
He said Berry had not used a gun to harm himself, adding he was conscious and uncooperative when apprehended.
Ramsey County District Court issued a warrant for Berry in May on an August 2015 charge of delivery of a controlled substance in which he pleaded guilty. His criminal history in North Dakota includes charges for drugs, theft of property and breaking into a vehicle.
Feist's North Dakota record appears clean other than a few parking tickets.
Charges pending against Berry likely will include unauthorized use of of a vehicle, fleeing and reckless driving, said Maxson, who confirmed Berry was the driver of the truck. Feist was booked into the Grand Forks County Correctional Center on a pending charge of motor vehicle theft.
It's likely they will appear in Grand Forks District Court sometime next week.