A man was arrested for drunk driving and fleeing a police officer in Williston early Sunday morning.
A North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper attempted to stop 21-year-old Flavio Juarez from California for speeding and a stop sign violation around 3 a.m.
Juarez fled in his Chevy Tahoe on 26th Street West in Williston. The trooper did not pursue.
He found the young man’s vehicle, crashed in a ditch a short time later.
The trooped arrested Juarez for fleeing and D-U-I, along with traffic citations for speeding and disregarding a stop sign.
The case is being forward to the Williams County States Attorney for formal charges.