Glencoe Police chase ends on Schilling Lake 06 Feb 18

A Glencoe police chase on Thursday, February 1st ended on Schilling Lake in New Auburn Township. 39-year-old Jason Andrew Ponting of Oakdale has been charged with fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle and DWI. According to the criminal complaint, Ponting fled police after he was found sleeping at a stop sign in Glencoe. He eventually got his car stuck in a snow bank and then fled on foot. Police searched his vehicle and found license plates for a Minnesota and Oklahoma vehicle. The license plates matched a car reported stolen from a vehicle in Olivia. Ponting admitted to purchasing the license plates for $10 worth of methamphetamine. He further admitted to ingesting meth earlier that day. Ponting state he ran from police because he was on parole and didn’t want to go back to jail.