Man arrested after police pursuit appears in Circuit Court

Man arrested after police pursuit appears in Circuit Court

IRON MOUNTAIN — A man arrested after a police pursuit that crossed state lines and ended in an accident appeared in Dickinson County Circuit Court Monday morning.

Fifty-one-year old Michael Santi of Crystal Falls entered a not guilty plea to ten felony charges including counts of fleeing and eluding and malicious destruction of property. He was arrested in mid-December after allegedly leading police on a chase that began in Wisconsin and concluded with a crash in Iron Mountain.

Santi was also ordered to undergo a criminal responsibility examination. A pretrial is scheduled for February 1st, but it will be rescheduled if the exam is not complete by then.