High speed chase suspect’s case moves forward

A Baraga man who took police on a high speed chase in October has been deemed competent, allowing his case to move forward.

Daniel Wadaga, 21, is facing a number of charges, including assault with a dangerous weapon, malicious destruction of property, OWI, and fleeing in the second degree.

A competency exam was ordered this fall, which he has since passed.

Wadaga took police on a chase that spanned over 40 miles in Baraga County until police arrested him on U.S. 41 near Bovine.

He has a preliminary exam scheduled for April 8 in Baraga County District Court.