High Speed Chase Starting In Windom Ends Up In Butterfield

Mon 1-16-2023

(Butterfield)- A car pursuit at high speeds ended in Butterfield when a vehicle without working headlights took off from Kwik Trip in Windom. While an officer attempted to get the vehicle to stop, the vehicle kept moving, and eventually sped up dramatically making its way towards Butterfield.

Once arriving at their supposed destination, the occupant fled on foot but was quickly apprehended. David Kounsanthone of Mountain Lake was apprehended there, and charged with fleeing a police officer in a vehicle, criminal possession of firearms and ammunition, third degree drug possession, more than 10 grams, and overall fleeing a police officer.

Also assisting was the Cottonwood County Sheriff's Office, Watonwan County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.