The vehicle turned onto Highway 63 traveling northbound towards Vienna where the deputy exceeded speeds of 100 mph keeping up with the vehicle. The pursuit traveled into the city limits of Vienna where the deputy was able to force the vehicle to stop.

A Dixon man was arrested in Maries County after a high speed chase Tuesday.

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, Oct. 3, a deputy observed a vehicle on Highway 28 north of Dixon matching the description of one that had just been involved in a pursuit in Dixon, according to a press release from the Maries County Sheriff’s Office.

As the deputy turned to get behind the vehicle, it fled at a high rate of speed calculated at 99 mph in a 55 mph zone, the press release stated. The vehicle turned onto Highway 63 traveling northbound towards Vienna where the deputy exceeded speeds of 100 mph keeping up with the vehicle. The pursuit traveled into the city limits of Vienna where the deputy was able to force the vehicle to stop. 

The driver - Lancer Hodges, 26, of Dixon - refused to follow orders to exit the vehicle. 

According to the press release, the deputy was still able to take Hodges into custody and arrested him for driving while revoked, resisting arrest exceeding the posted speed limit and careless and imprudent driving.