Vehicle Pursuit Through Dubuque County Ends Near Farley

A vehicle pursuit through Dubuque County ended near Farley on Tuesday afternoon.

The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office says around 1:30 pm, their deputies along with the Peosta Police Department spotted a vehicle that matched a description to a vehicle involved in a theft at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Dubuque.

Peosta Police tried making a traffic stop, but the vehicle refused to stop and a pursuit ensued. The Sheriff’s Office says stop sticks were successfully deployed around the Epworth area and the vehicle came to a stop just west of Farley.

The driver, 38-year old Nathan Cross of Clinton, was taken into custody without incident. Cross faces numerous charges, including eluding, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating while intoxicated by drug or alcohol, theft of a motor vehicle and theft of license plates, as well as two Dubuque County warrants, one out of state warrant, a warrant out of jurisdiction and numerous traffic violations.

The Farley and Epworth Police Departments also assisted in this pursuit. The Dubuque Police Department is investigating the reported theft in Dubuque.

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