Dump truck dumps load to evade police in chase that ends off-road

Quimby Mug Bayou Florida
Updated Apr 9, 2018

This next dash cam video looks like it’s straight out of the Dukes of Hazzard. If only the late Waylon Jennings could have done a voice-over…

It all started with a domestic disturbance call last Wednesday in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. When a Dodge County Sheriff’s Office deputy showed up to help, Theodore Tamminga wanted none of it and took off in a loaded dump truck.

Tamminga was loaded himself, according to the sheriff’s office, and while being chased by a deputy he dumped dirt and rocks on the road in an effort to get the officer off his tail. (The load hits the road at 2:17 in the video below.)

While it made a huge mess, it did little to stop the chase. Eventually, Tamminga opted to go off-roading (at 6:51 in the video) where he got stuck in a field and was arrested and charged with OWI for the fifth time. He was also charged with eluding an officer and driving on a revoked license, his second offense, according to wsaw.com.