Doug Barrett | Oct 20, 2019 AT 3:01 pm
A police pursuit late this morning resulted in charges against a 32 year old man. Authorities responded to a medical call at Hugo’s Grocery Store at 1925 13th Ave North around 11:30 a.m. PSAP stated that a man was reported to be unconscious in the restroom.
When police arrived the individual had already left the store. An officer saw the man get into a Jeep SUV and take off at a high rate of speed south on N. 20th Street. The vehicle was located unoccupied off the alley in the 1900 blk. of 2nd Avenue North.
Several people in the area gave officers directions for the suspect who was fleeing on foot. He was pursued for several blocks by officers and caught on the 1600 block of 2nd Avenue North.
The GFPD identified the suspect as Joshua Bruce of Grand Forks. Bruce was arrested and brought to the Grand Forks County Correctional Center. He is charged with Possession of Heroin, Possession of Meth, Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving Under Suspension, Fleeing in a Motor Vehicle, Reckless Endangerment and a District warrant for Fraud.