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UPDATE: La Crosse Police arrest two suspects who fled drug raid

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Dominic Boyland Dominic Boyland
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Brittany Hendricks-arrested by LCPD Thursday night Brittany Hendricks-arrested by LCPD Thursday night
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) - Update ---La Crosse Police have arrested the two men they were looking for following a drug raid last night.

The men, Ernest Knox and Dominic Boyland, are now in custody in the La Crosse County Jail awaiting a Monday court appearance.

According to police, the pair, along with a woman, drove off from the scene of a drug raid at 432 Rose St. Thursday night. The three refused orders to surrender and drove off.  As they did, they hit a patrol car and almost hit two investigators.

Officers arrested Brittany Hendricks a short time after the raid as she was walked near Rose and Monitor Streets.

Knox and Boyland were able to evade officers last night.  On Friday evening, police released a statement stating that they'd received a tip that led to the arrests of the two men at a La Crosse home where they were hiding. 

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LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – La Crosse Police investigators are looking for two suspects who they say fled from the scene of a drug raid Thursday night.

The incident happened at 432 Rose Street, on the northside of La Crosse. Police said they went to apartment number 4 with a search warrant for drugs. Investigators found 2.5 grams of crack cocaine during the search. Police said they approached the suspect's vehicle and ordered it to stop, the suspects refused and drove down the street striking the Rose Street overhead and hitting a police vehicle. Police said the vehicle has minor damage and two investigators were nearly struck during the incident. The vehicle was found later abandoned on La Crosse's northside.

Police said three people were in the car. Ernest Knox, Dominic Boyland and Brittany Hendricks. Police arrested Hendricks as she was walking near Rose Street and Monitor Street but the other two suspects remain at large.

Boyland is wanted for several felony charges including Manufacture Cocaine Base and Party to the Crime of Possession with Intent to Deliver 1 to 5 grams Cocaine Base, as well as other charges.

Knox is also wanted by the La Crosse Police Department on the same charges, as well as Felony Bailjumping.

Anyone with information on this case call the La Crosse Police Department at (608) 785-5962 or La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 784-TIPS. You also can text “LAXTIPS” and your tip to 274637 (“Crimes”), or visit www.lacrossecrimestoppers.com to report it online.

Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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