Rochester Man Arrested After Police Pursuit – Again
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A man who was involved in a police chase in Rochester last year is facing new charges for a similar incident Thursday.
Officers were contacted by a woman around 10:30 PM who reported someone had just stolen her vehicle. The suspected thief had been with a woman who was visiting the victim.
The vehicle was found a short while later stuck in a snowbank in the 5000 block of 32nd Ave NW - still in gear with the motor running.
The suspected thief was spotted nearby and arrested. He was identified as 27-year-old Brett Kurth. A woman who had been with him was also arrested.
Kurth was arrested in October after a short police chase that injured a woman who had been with him.That case is still active.
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