On Friday, at approximately 10:00 p.m., the Crookston Police Department
attempted to stop a motor vehicle for high speed, on Fisher Avenue in
Crookston. The suspect vehicle fled from the stop. A pursuit ensued in the
City of Crookston that led into Polk County. A Polk County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy responded and eventually took over the pursuit near the City of Fisher MN
on US Hwy 2. Shortly after, the suspect motor vehicle, a 2002 Ford Taurus, lost
control, struck a road sign and traveled into the south ditch of US Hwy 2. The
Ford Taurus became disabled and the suspect fled south on foot, into a wooded
area. Polk County Deputies, Minnesota State Patrol and East Grand Forks Police
Department established a perimeter.
Robert Adam Torres Jr., age 19 of Crookston, was later located in the City of
Fisher MN and taken into custody. Robert Adam Torres Jr. was arrested and is
charged with Felony Fleeing in a motor vehicle, Gross Misdemeanor DWI, Fleeing
on Foot, and Damage to property.
There were no injuries as a result of the crash. No further information is
being given out at this time.
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