Shortly after 2 a.m. on Jan. 2, a South Dakota Freeway Patrol trooper was on patrol when he observed Gottlob’s rear windshield was obstructed. Because the car turned from Burr Avenue onto Interstate 90 eastbound, the trooper activated his emergency lights.
“The car didn’t come to a cease and continued east on I-90,” an affidavit written by the trooper reads. “I activated my emergency siren and the car didn’t cease and continued to drive.”
The affidavit claims Gottlob continued eastbound into Hanson County and was “nonetheless not stopping.” The trooper noticed the car cross over the highway’s stable white line.
Troopers say a “pursuit ensued” and lasted for roughly six miles earlier than legislation enforcement personnel have been capable of detain Gottlob with out concern. The affidavit doesn’t record the pace of the pursuit.
Whereas in his patrol automobile, the trooper stated he might detect the sturdy odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from Gottlob, and famous her eyes have been glassy and watery.
A ticket issued to Gottlob signifies she refused a preliminary breath check, however the trooper submitted her to discipline sobriety assessments.
Gottlob was charged with driving underneath the affect and failure to yield to an emergency car — each Class 1 misdemeanors punishable by as much as one 12 months in jail and a $2,000 high-quality.
Each require a court docket look, although she was launched on a private recognizance bond.
Gottlob, a 6-foot ahead on the Dakota Wesleyan girls’s basketball group, was listed as unavailable within the group’s roster in the course of the Tigers’ house loss towards Briar Cliff on Wednesday — although she was current on the bench.
DWU’s student handbook requires college students to inform the Director of Scholar Lifetime of any off-campus arrest and to tell the college of the development of any proceedings ensuing from the arrest.
“Any legal violation of legislation (on or off campus) is on the identical time a violation of the College’s Scholar Code of Conduct,” the scholar handbook reads. “As acknowledged within the College Administrative Authority Coverage, the College reserves the proper to take essential and applicable motion to treatment critical tutorial or social issues, together with disciplinary warning, disciplinary probation for a particular interval, suspension, dismissal, and/or elimination from campus.”
A reserve for the Tigers, Wednesday’s absence was Gottlob’s first sport with out minutes since a Dec. 22, 2020, matchup towards Hastings Faculty. Gottlob has performed 16 video games this season for the Tigers coming off the bench, averaging 6.3 factors per sport.
When requested Friday by the Mitchell Republic, DWU girls’s basketball coach Jason Christensen declined to touch upon Gottlob’s standing with the group. Jon Hart, athletic director for DWU, didn’t return a number of telephone calls.
Theresa Kriese, interim president at DWU, stated Gottlob is enrolled as a pupil, however her standing as a participant is a coach’s choice.
Gottlob is because of seem in a Davison County courtroom on Feb. 3.