Mount Horeb Man Charged With Running From Dodge County Authorities

(Beaver Dam) A Mount Horeb man was charged Tuesday with running from Dodge County authorities nearly three years ago. Jared Thurber is facing a felony charge of Fleeing. According to the criminal complaint, Thurber was being pursued by Waupun police and Dodge County deputies in a stolen vehicle from the City of Fond du Lac in December of 2018. Law enforcement reported traveling at speeds of up to 105-miles-per-hour in attempts to keep up with Thurber. The chase was eventually called off near Highway 73. In January, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was notified that Fond du Lac County authorities had identified the suspect from the pursuit. Thurber was allegedly identified by using DNA evidence from a cigarette butt that was left behind at the scene where the vehicle was stolen from. If convicted, the 33-year-old faces three-and-a-half-years in prison. An initial appearance in scheduled for September 20th.