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Driver charged in Grand Forks high-speed chase

GRAND FORKS — On Saturday, Nov. 17, officers tried to pull over a vehicle about 11:55 p.m. after it failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Campbell Drive and South Washington Street.

The vehicle proceeded to go through multiple stop lights and stop signs, according to the release.

During the chase, the vehicle struck the porch of a residence and hit a stopped patrol vehicle in the area. The driver of the vehicle parked in an alley on South 10th Street, where he fled on foot.

Officers were able to track the suspect, identified as Cory Hanson, through shoeprints in the snow.

Hanson was transported to the Grand Forks County Correctional Center and was charged with driving under the influence, reckless endangerment, reckless driving, preventing arrest, leaving the scene of an accident on two occasions and fleeing in a motor vehicle.

No one was injured in the incident and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Grand Forks police.