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.