On 7/29/2017 the Richland County Sheriff’s Department dispatch received several calls reporting 3 motorcycles traveling northbound on State Highway 80 coming towards Richland Center at high speeds. A Sheriff Deputy located 3 motorcycles that matched the descriptions that were now eastbound on US Highway 14. The Deputy observed the lead motorcycle perform a “wheelie” near Starlight Drive.
A traffic stop was attempted on the Suzuki Motorcycle. The operator started to pull over for the marked Richland County squad which had emergency lights activated. The operator then rapidly accelerated away from the squad at very high speeds. The motorcycle drove through a red light at US Hightway 14 and County Hwy O at speeds estimated near 100 mph. The operator continued to accelerate as he went eastbound. The motorcycle was estimated to have been traveling at speeds in excess of 130 mph on US Highway 14. The pursuit was called off. The operator turned onto County Highway B and eventually traveled to a residence near Spring Green where the motorcycle was hidden in a garage. On 7/30/2017 A Richland County Deputy and Sauk Prairie Police Department arrested Nicholas J. Nachreiner.
WHEN: 07-29-2017 TIME of Incident: 06:07pm
WHO Involved: Nicholas J. Nachreiner, 32 of Prairie Du Sac
Richland County Sheriff’s Department
Sauk County Sheriff’s Department
Sauk Prairie Police Department
Richland Center Police Department
WHERE Incident Happened: US Highway 14 near Starlight Drive
ARREST or CHARGES: 346.04(3) Knowingly Flee an Officer
No injuries or crash resulted from this incident