Man Formally Charged For Leading Benzie Co. Deputy On Chase - Northern Michigan's News Leader

Man Formally Charged For Leading Benzie Co. Deputy On Chase

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On Sunday, a Benzie County deputy was involved in a chase. 

20-year-old Jeffrey Postema was pulled over for going 70 in 55, but sped away from police on US-31 and Reynolds Road.

He blew through a stop sign and ended up in the woods hitting a tree. He was taken to the hospital then taken to jail.

He fought with the officer.

Postema has been arraigned for flee and elude, resisting arrest, operating while intoxicated second offense, having an open bottle of alcohol, speeding, and disobeying a stop sign.