SF Man Arrested After Leading Police On Chase
by KDLT News
November 14, 2012 6:53 PM
A Sioux Falls man faces a list of charges after police say he hit his wife with her purse, and led officers on a chase through a residential area.
Charges against 44-year-old Travis Bortnem include aggravated eluding, simple domestic assault, and a third DWI.
Police say he and his wife were arguing in their home when she grabbed her purse to leave, and he hit her with it. Official say officers arrived as Bortnem was leaving. One officer stopped his pursuit after speeds reached 65 miles per hour in a central Sioux Falls neighborhood.
The pursuit picked up again north of Sioux Falls, and ended shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday night.