Beaver Dam Man Charged With Fleeing Police With Revoked License

(Beaver Dam) A Beaver Dam man made his initial appearance in court Friday on charges that he fled police with a revoked license. Timothy Jones is facing is facing a felony count of Fleeing and misdemeanor charges of Resisting, Operating while Revoked and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. During the early morning hours on Friday (April 3rd), a Beaver Dam police officer ran a DOT records search on Jones’ vehicle with reportedly showed that he did not have a valid driver’s license. When the officer engaged his emergency lights, Jones allegedly increased his speed and was clocked going 57-miles-per-hour along North Spring Street. According to the criminal complaint, Jones came to a stop in the Hotel Rogers parking lot and fled on foot a short distance before being arrested. When questioned, Jones reportedly said he kept driving because he did not have a valid license and did not see the officer’s emergency lights. If convicted, the 53-year-old faces around five years behind bars. A signature bond was set at $1,000 and a judge will decide next month if there is enough evidence to order a trial.