Lake Geneva police used a drone to find and arrest a suspect in a fight at the Sugar Shack in the town of Geneva early Thursday morning, according to a news release.
Walworth County prosecutors charged Tyler S. Bohot, 26, of St. Joseph, Missouri, with attempting to flee police after officers said they found him unconscious in a wooded area near Potter’s Storage and Host Drive.
At about 1:13 a.m. Thursday, Lake Geneva police helped town of Geneva police with the fight. Officers said Bohot fled in a pickup truck into Lake Geneva, according to the release. Officers pursued but lost him in the area of South Lakeshore and Eugene drives.
Bohot reached speeds of about 90 mph, according to the criminal complaint filed Thursday.
Bohot was then seen again, and a Lake Geneva officer deployed stop sticks. Bohot left his disabled truck in the 900 block of South Lakeshore Drive, the release states.
Lake Geneva police used the drone and “within minutes” found Bohot’s heat signature with forward-looking infrared technology, the release states. Bohot was taken into custody without incident.
Bohot was treated at the Lakeland Medical Center and booked into the Walworth County Jail, according to the release. Police referred an OWI charge to the Lake Geneva Municipal Court.