Suspect rescued from retention pond after car chase

CEDARBURG -- A driver stopped by Cedarburg police overnight Saturday, March 31st took off while talking with the officer.

Cedarburg police say the man was driving a stolen car. The police chased the vehicle, and during the chase, the man lost control of his vehicle and crashed, so the man took off on foot.

Canines tracked the suspect to the middle of a retention pond. The man was rescued by the Cedarburg Fire Department's dive team, and taken to the hospital.

After being medically cleared, he was taken to jail where he awaits possible charges.