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Charges issued in road rage incident and chase in Muskegon County

Shane Alan Jerovsek, 35, is expected to be arraigned on several related charges sometime this week
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Posted at 11:26 AM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-27 11:30:28-04

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — A 35-year-old man will face charges this week related to a road rage incident in which he allegedly produced a weapon and lead police on a chase.

A litany of charges were issued Thursday morning by Muskegon County Prosecutor's office against Shane Alan Jerovsek.

Jerovsek is expected to be arraigned this week on charges of fleeing and eluding, assault with a dangerous weapon, possession of methamphetamine. He will also be charged as a 4th time habitual offender. .

At around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in Muskegon Township, police say Jerovsek allegedly brandished a weapon during a road rage incident. His vehicle was located after the incident, however, he'd didn't stop for police and a pursuit ensued. Police initially ended the pursuit when the vehicle went into Egelston Township.

Jerovsek's vehicle was also apparently pursued by deputies from the Muskegon County Sheriff's Office until he crashed near a wooded area and fled.

On Wednesday morning, a resident near Hall Road called authorities after hearing noises coming from an outbuilding on their property, according to police.

Jerovsek was surrounded by police, arrested without incident and taken to jail.

According to online court records, Jerovsek has previous criminal convictions. He pleaded guilty to a felony charge of assaulting, resisting or obstructing a police officer in September of 2003, and pleaded no contest to another similar charge in December of 2004 and in March of 2009.