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Man high on meth in custody after chase


ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- A Rochester man is in custody after leading police and the State Patrol on a chase through the northwest part of town.

Officers say Joseph Wiebold, 35, was riding his motorcycle on Highway 52 just north of the 19th Street exit Tuesday night. He skidded off the highway into the ditch. Wiebold got back on his bike and continued onto 19th Street.

Police attempted to pull Wiebold over after the incident, but he took off. A chase ensued. Wiebold eventually stopped, jumped off his motorcycle, and ran.

Police were able to arrest Wiebold. They say he was under the influence of methamphetamine at the time.


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