Police halt high speed chase involving counterfeit money
Police say it all started around ten Monday night. Officers from Sioux City and South Dakota were investigating the production of counterfeit U.S. currency in North Sioux City.
21-year-old Alison Daugherty.
21-year-old Shaun Wakefield.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) -
You've been asking on our Facebook page all morning, "What happened on West Street?" Sioux City Police say it was a high speed chase involving fake money.
They say it all started around ten Monday night. Officers from Sioux City and South Dakota were investigating the production of counterfeit U.S. currency in North Sioux City. The Union County Sheriff says officers were serving a search warrant, when three suspects fled the scene.
The suspects got on to I-29, headed southbound, and started throwing counterfeit money out the window of their vehicle.
The chase crossed into Sioux City, and ended at West 18th Street and West Street when law enforcement disabled the vehicle.
The three suspects involved were arrested. Brandon Miller, 27. Shaun Wakefield, 21. And Alison Daugherty, 21.
They've all been charged with forgery. Miller, the driver, was also charged with additional offenses.
The chase lasted about ten minutes in all. The Union County Sheriff's Department says they lost a squad car while in pursuit when the suspects, at one point, rammed and totaled it.
We will update this story on News Channel Four starting at 5 p.m. and online.
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