Madison Man Arrested In Connection To Portage Vehicle Theft

(Portage) A Madison man was arrested Thursday in connection to a stolen vehicle in the City of Portage. A Rio police officer spotted the vehicle that was reported stolen heading southbound on Highway 51. A short chase ensued and ended when the fleeing car failed to stop at a stop sign on County Highway CS/Q at State Highway 22 and crashed into a northbound vehicle, which caused the northbound vehicle to rollover. Two individuals inside the northbound vehicle were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect, reportedly identified as Marcin Staszak, attempted to flee on foot but was taken into custody. The 36-year-old is facing several charges including Vehicle Theft, Fleeing, Operating after Revocation and OWI 6th Offense.