Police said officers had to use a tire-deflation device to stop a reportedly impaired driver on the north side of Madison early Saturday.
Madison police said an officer attempted to pull over 27-year-old Chaz Morris, of Madison, on suspicion of speeding as he drove on East Washington Avenue and Reindahl Avenue at 12:37 a.m.
Morris did not stop and fled the officer, according to the report. Another officer was nearby the pursuit and was able to put a tire-deflation device in the roadway that Morris drove over, deflating the vehicles front tires.
Morris pulled over and fled from the car on foot, police said. Officers chased Morris and were able to take him into custody.
Police said Morris smelled of marijuana and officers found several bags of marijuana on him.
Morris was charged with operating while impaired, possession with intent to deliver, eluding, obstructing and several traffic offenses, according to the report.