On Friday, June 4, 2021, Deputies were asked by the Canon River Task Force to assist in the apprehension of George Marten Williamson Age 31, Williamson had several outstanding warrants, including a felony out of Illinois that listed Williamson as being armed and dangerous, another felony warrant from Texas for narcotics, an additional warrant for parole violation out of Iowa and another from Nebraska.
Williamson’s vehicle was spotted in the area of Family Fresh in St Peter by a plain clothes Nicollet County Investigator where he began to follow Williamson. At one point, Williamson noted a marked squad and he began to actively flee.
Williamson travelled through downtown St Peter and into numerous residential areas throughout St Peter. Williamson eventually travelled South on Highway 169, reaching speeds of 100 mph. At this point Williamson was being pursued by a St Peter Police Officer. Williamson then crossed the median and began travelling South in the Northbound lane. St Peter PD then terminated the pursuit and backed off as Williamson continued to travel South in the Northbound lane.
Williamson then collided with another motor vehicle that was driven by Elizabeth Louis Bauman Age 22 of St Peter. Williamson then fled on foot continuing South on Highway 169 where he was quickly apprehended by Deputies from Nicollet and Le Sueur Counties and an Investigator from the St Peter Police Department.
Both Bauman and Williamson were transported from the scene to Mayo Clinic Health System.