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Floyd county law enforcement snare fleeing Iowa City man

This news story was published on February 4, 2019.
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FLOYD COUNTY, IOWA – Floyd county law enforcement snared a fleeing Iowa City man
allegedly under the influence this weekend.

The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Iowa City man after deputies attempted to pull over a vehicle for speeding around 6:47 pm Friday in the 2600 block of Highway 14. The vehicle refused to stop and sped away from deputies, reaching over 100 mph, before going into a ditch in the 2100 block of 210th Street.

Wayne Watson, age 55, is accused of felony eluding, OWI-2nd offense, driving while license revoked, excessive speed, open container, and driving on the wrong side of a divided highway. Further charges are pending.

The Iowa State Patrol, Nora Springs Police Department, and Charles City Police Department assisted with this pusuit.


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2 Responses to Floyd county law enforcement snare fleeing Iowa City man

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    February 4, 2019 at 4:32 pm

    Don’t go through Floyd county if you are a criminal, they got some bas ass cops over there, yea!