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Perkins Arrested Following Pursuit 5-28-14

On May 28th, 2014 at around 12:49am a deputy stopped Samual Perkins (46) of Spirit Lake in the 2700 block of Highway 9 for expired registration.  Perkins drivers license was also suspended.  When the deputy returned to the vehicle and asked Perkins to step out of the vehicle he fled from the scene.

Perkins led the deputy on a high speed pursuit with speeds exceeding 90 mph.  Stop sticks were deployed by the Spirit Lake Police Department near the boat ramp on M56 and Highway 9.  All four tires were affected by the stop sticks.  Perkins then stopped the vehicle at the intersection of M56 and Highway 9 where he was placed under arrest.

Perkins was charged with:

  • Driving while Suspended
  • No Insurance
  • Eluding
  • Expired Registration
  • Fraudulent use of Registration
  • Obstructed View
  • Fail to Obey Stop Sign x 3
  • Excessive Speed

DCSO was assisted by the Spirit Lake Police Department, Okoboji Police Department, and the Arnolds Park Police Department.

All persons are innocent until proven guilty.

Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Phone
(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946