Eagle Lake Car Chase 05 Jun 12

A St. Paul man is in custody after a car chase with police on Highway 14 near Eagle Lake Monday evening. The brief chase started at around 5pm Monday just west of Eagle Lake, and ended with 30-year-old Donny Emery Lee Lawson facing felony drug charges. He is accused of selling crack cocaine to an undercover agent with the Minnesota River Valley Drug Task Force and then fleeing law enforcement. Lawson allegedly threw items from his vehicle during the car chase, including crack cocaine. He is being held in the Blue Earth County Jail on 5 charges, including 1st degree controlled substance crimes and fleeing police in a motor vehicle.