Arrest After High Speed Pursuit

A Storm Lake man was arrested after a high speed pursuit by the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office in Alta.

Sheriff Kory Elston says late Sunday night, a deputy saw a vehicle travel through Alta at a high rate of speed on highway seven. After pursuing the vehicle a short distance at speeds of up to 107 miles an hour, a traffic stop was conducted at 70th Avenue and highway seven, east of Alta.

Forty-seven year-old Rafael Flores of Storm Lake was cited for speed and arrested for O-W-I third or subsequent offense, a class “D” felony.

Flores is being held in the Buena Vista County Jail on a five-thousand dollar bond.