Police: Man who said he wanted to “kill a cop” arrested after chase


FOX CROSSING, Wis. (WBAY) – A man who called 911 saying he “wanted to kill a cop” was taken into custody after a high speed chase early Wednesday morning, according to Fox Crossing Police.

At about 12:17 a.m., officers were called to an apartment in the 200 block of W. Calumet Street. A man called 911 saying he was in the parking lot with the gun and “wanted to kill a cop.”

Officers from multiple departments responded to the scene and blocked off the area.  Police attempted to get the 33-year-old Fox Crossing man to surrender, but he was able to get around the squads and flee.

Police chased the man on Highway 441 to the Darboy area. Stop sticks were deployed on I-41 near 441. The man eventually stopped near the I-41/Highway 55 exit.

Officers negotiated with the man to surrender. He was taken into custody at 1:50 a.m.

The man was taken to the Winnebago County Jail on charges of OWI and Eluding.

Officers from Fox Crossing, Neenah, Appleton, Menasha, Kaukauna, Fox Valley Metro, and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office assisted during the negotiations, chase, and arrest.