A Storm Lake Police officer clocked a pickup truck traveling at a high rate of speed northbound in the 1500 block of Lake Avenue shortly before 9:30 p.m. last Friday.
The officer attempted to stop the car but the vehicle ignored the lights and siren and continued to proceed northbound on Lake Avenue at approximately 65 mph. After approximately a three mile pursuit, the vehicle finally pulled over and stopped.
The driver, identified as Paul Lussman, 45, of Storm Lake, was charged with OWI 2nd Offense, Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle and Speeding. He was transported to the Buena Vista County Jail where he was booked in on $6,500.00 cash bond.
The Storm Lake Police Department was assisted at the scene of the stop by the Buena Vista County Sheriff's Department.