Jailed Greensburg man charged with leading police in 108 mph chase [Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa.]
December 2 – A Greensburg man accused of leading police in a seven-mile high-speed chase that started in the city and ended near
Kiselka got in her car and drove north
“(Kiselka) nearly collided with several vehicles including a school bus, illegally passed 28 vehicles, failed to stop at two fixed red signals and drove at a speed of around 108 mph,” wrote Fontana.
Fontana ended the chase after more than 7 miles after his patrol car had a flat tire, court records show.
However, the police caught Kiselka when he was later identified and taken into custody.
During a search of the car, Fontana said he found a battery-powered electric saw in the back seat. This type of saw could be used to cut metal, Fontana said.
Later that day, police seized a newly cut catalytic converter from Kiselka’s residence in
He was taken into custody by
On Wednesday, Kiselka was charged with several counts, including escape, flight and escape, concealment, possession of criminal instruments, theft; 29 counts of reckless endangerment and 123 summary traffic violations, including driving with a suspended license.
Kiselka did not have a lawyer listed in court documents.
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