Stolen vehicle recovered, man arrested

Chad D. Bruce, 36, Minot, was arrested early Tuesday evening for possession of a stolen motor vehicle, fleeing from police, reckless driving and driving with a suspended license, according to Minot police.

A motor vehicle that was reported stolen earlier on Tuesday was seen by police traveling east on U.S. Highways 2 and 52 near the truck stop. When police approached the vehicle Bruce allegedly fled from them along U.S. Highway 52 East before losing control of the vehicle while attempting to make a right turn, sliding into a ditch.

Bruce was taken to Trinity Hospital by ambulance for minor injuries suffered before being taken into custody at the Ward County Jail.