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Fence-crasher sentenced in Mower County

Mitchell Miller
Mitchell Miller

Led police on a chase through Austin in January 2018.

Posted: Jan 16, 2019 4:58 PM

AUSTIN, Minn. – A driver who fled from police and smashed through a school fence gets probation.

Mitchell Bradley Miller, 25 of Austin, pleaded guilty to fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. Austin police arrested him on January 28, 2018, after a chase through town that hit speeds of 40 to 50 miles an hour before Miller crashed through a fence at the Wescott Field Athletic Complex.

Miller was sentenced Wednesday to three years of supervised probation and must do 20 hours of community work service.

As part of a plea deal, charges of domestic assault and 4th degree criminal damage to property were dismissed.

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