Car thief facing charges in two counties

Just after midnight on Thursday morning Raymond Wood was allegedly involved in several serious crimes in Kewaunee and Door Counties beginning with auto theft. Wood is believed to have stolen a vehicle in the City of Algoma, his hometown. Wood was pulled over in Door County on a traffic stop and he fled the scene. The chase had to be ended due to safety concerns. Shortly after, Wood crashed the stolen vehicle on Walker Road, north of the City of Sturgeon Bay and just west of Highway 42. Police found the vehicle turned over on one side and on fire. Door County Sheriff Deputies had to use the K9 unit and unmanned drones to track Wood down. Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski says that Wood will face charges in both counties.


Alcohol is thought to be involved. will provide more information as it becomes available.



Photos of the accident scene courtesy of the Sturgeon Bay Police Department Facebook page.


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