Man in hospital for taking large amount of meth after a police chase
ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -
One man is in the hospital after taking a large amount of meth after a police chase.
According to the Rochester police, an officer spotted Michael Bunnell, 24, driving down the road Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. The officer knows Bunnell doesn't have a license.
The officer tries to pull Bunnell over, but a short pursuit began at the corner of 14th Street Northwest and Assisi Drive Northwest. Shortly after, the officer terminates the chase because of safety.
Eventually, officers find the car empty, but still running at the corner of 13th Avenue Northwest and 14th Street Northwest.
Officers learn that Bunnell had run inside a home located at 915 13th Avenue Northwest.
Police surround the home and Bunnell comes out shortly after. Officers find 16 grams of Meth on Bunnell and they learn he had taken a large amount of Meth. Bunnell is then taken to the hospital, where he is recovering.
Bunnell faces Fleeing in Motor Vehicle and 2nd Degree Controlled Substance Sales charges.
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