Northwood man arrested after chase

Published 10:00 pm Monday, September 24, 2018

A Northwood man was arrested in Worth County on Sunday for possessing methamphetamine after leading deputies on a short foot chase.

Brandon Hauge, 39, was booked into the Worth County Jail for possession of meth with intent to deliver, failure to affix a drug tax stamp, possession of drug paraphernalia, interference with official acts and an active warrant, according to the Worth County Sheriff’s Office.

Brandon Hauge

A deputy attempted to pull over a 2002 Dodge Dakota at 6:53 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Partridge Avenue and 485th Street for not having an exhaust.

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After investigation, the deputy learned there was a felony drug warrant out for Hauge, who was a passenger in the truck.

The Sheriff’s Office stated while attempting to detain Hauge, he took off and a foot pursuit ensued.

He was ultimately arrested.

Deputies later went out to the scene where Hauge had fallen and found approximately 5 grams of methamphetamine in two plastic baggies, with one being packaged for sale and a pipe commonly used for smoking methamphetamine.

The methamphetamine was discovered in a Copenhagen Snus tin can. Hauge also had a matching tin can in his possession when he was taken into custody, along with a torch lighter commonly used for smoking methamphetamine and a substantial amount of cash.