A Wisconsin man has been arrested in Fayette, after leading authorities on a chase.


The Fayette Police Department received a report Thursday (April 8), of a driver who caused some damage at the Fayette County Transfer Station.

A police officer located the suspect vehicle, and pulled it over. Before the officer could issue any citations, the driver took off.

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After a short pursuit, Fayette Police Officers were able to box-in the suspect's car on South Main Street.

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The driver, identified as 44 year old Rocky Burke of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated - Drugged, Eluding Law Enforcement while committing a felony, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Mischief 5th Degree, a Seatbelt Violation, Operating without Insurance, and Reckless Driving. Burke was being held in the Fayette County jail in West Union, until his initial court appearance.

The Fayette Police Department was assisted by the Fayette County Sheriff's Office.

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