Minnesota Man Leads 57-Mile Garbage Truck Chase

A 40-year-old Onamia man is in jail after leading deputies on a 57-mile chase — driving a garbage truck.

It started when authorities got a report Tuesday about an intoxicated man trying to get into a home in Lastrup. The man left, driving the truck, before deputies arrived.

Authorities say the driver swerved at squad cars and accelerated in reverse.

Deputies tried stopping the truck with stop sticks, but it kept going with several flat tires.

At one point, a Morrison County sheriff's deputy tried to stop the truck by firing a shotgun into its engine.

The driver pulled over in Crow Wing County. He was caught by a police dog as he ran into the woods.

The suspect was treated for dog bites, then jailed, pending charges.