Man arrested after driving truck into Fox River in Kaukauna

Posted at 4:09 AM, Sep 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-18 09:38:48-04

A 21-year-old Kaukauna man is in custody after crashing his truck in the Fox River in Kaukauna.

Officers responded around 9:30 Sunday night for reports of a driver squealing tires and doing burnouts.

They arrived at Veterans Memorial Bridge on Island Street, finding the pickup truck in the river. The Outagamie County Dive searched the truck, finding no other passengers.

Officers learned the driver fled on foot. Police found the man hiding nearby under a trailer, having to use a taser on the man to arrest him.

The suspect was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and was booked on charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and obstruction.

No other injuries were reported.