Willmar man arrested after leading authorities on chase 09 Oct 17

A Willmar man is arrested after leading police on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle through Renville County. Deputies with the Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to a gas drive-off in Franklin just after 11 a.m. Saturday. Twenty-five-year-old Jeremy Nordberg fled, leading authorities on a 21 mile pursuit through Renville County reaching speeds over 100 miles per hour. Authorities also believed Nordberg had a firearm in the vehicle with him. The vehicle entered the ditch northeast of Hector and Nordberg fled into the cornfield. Authorities closed roads and evacuated nearby homes. Eventually Nordberg was found and arrested. He is currently being held at the Renville County Jail.