(Fort Dodge patrol car, destroyed by fire after chase)
(Fort Dodge, Iowa) A Fort Dodge man is facing a host of charges, after leading deputies on a chase last night.
A Webster County deputy spotted vehicle, that had been reported stolen from Humbolt County, in a WalMart parking lot. The driver led the deputy on a chase through fields, onto streets, and back through another field, until crashing in a drainage ditch east of Fort Dodge.
The driver, 32-year-old Bradley Baumann ran from the vehicle but was caught after a foot chase with officers. He was taken to the Webster County Jail, and has bonded out according to on line records.
During the chase, a Fort Dodge Police squad car caught fire and was destroyed. The cause of the fire is not known.
There were no injuries.