Police Chase Ends in Fountain City Duck Pond

A man is in custody after police had to fish a car out of the Fountain City duck pond Sunday.

Residents reported a man sitting in a car parked at stop sign Willow Way Drive and Cedar Lane. When officers arrived they say 31-year-old Jackie Strong reached for his waist band and sped off.

Police followed him to the Fountain City where he drove into the pond. Strong ran from the scene, but police later caught up to him on Cedar Lane.

No weapons were found and no injuries were reported.

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