Man Wanted For Murder In South Dakota Found In Sioux City, Captured After Chase

Date posted - March 8, 2014

law-lightbar-blueJefferson, SD — A suspect in a murder in Yankton, South Dakota was arrested Friday after leading authorities on a chase through Sioux City and back into South Dakota. Twenty-eight-year-old Joshua Hudson was spotted driving his green pickup on a westside Sioux City Street. Woodbury County Sheriff’s Deputy, Dustin De Groot, says Hudson was considered “armed and dangerous” and refused to pull over. De Groot and Sioux City police pursued Hudson through the northwest portions of the city and into Plymouth County.

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(as he says) “Up on the blacktops in Plymouth County, speeds were around 90 to a hundred (miles an hour),” according to Degroot.

The chase sped along county road K-18 back into South Dakota near the border town of Jefferson where Hudson was eventually stopped as officers put out stop sticks.

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(as he says)”He avoided the stop sticks driving in the ditch on the north side of the road and spun across the road and ended up in the south ditch,” Degroot says.

Hudson was taken to the Union County Jail in Elk Point, South Dakota.  Police say the victim is his uncle, 46-year-old Todd Hudson.

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