Fleeing and Eluding

2/12 – 10:07 a.m. – Police began to pursue a vehicle which illegally passed a semi-marked squad car and another car while travelling eastbound on Route 158 & Beil Road. The speed of the pursuit was lower than the posted speed limit. The officer followed the vehicle to an address on Union Avenue. The driver of the vehicle failed to comply with the officer’s verbal commands and fled on foot. The driver was located and detained a few blocks away by Belleville Police Officers. An additional Millstadt Officer took the driver in custody. The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged the suspect, Cody A. Seats age 34 of Belleville, with Fleeing and Eluding and Attempting to Elude a Police Officer; a Class A Traffic, Category A Offense. His bond was set at $2,000.

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