The Outagamie County Sheriff’s department was called to the town of Black Creek just before noon yesterday for a reckless driver.
34-year-old Sergio Rios was driving in a parking lot near a construction site. When workers tried to approach him Rios threatened them with a knife.
Rios then left and went to a gas station. There Rios began hitting gas pumps with his fists and throwing water.
An employee talked to Rios and Rios threatened him with a knife.
Rios the got into his vehicle and went eastbound on Highway 54. Witnesses say he was driving over 100 miles per hour.
The Seymour police department was told that the vehicle was heading in their direction and and officer tried to stop Rios.
Rios refused and began driving in a grassy area and parking lot in front of Seymour high school.
The school was put on temporary lock-down.
A Seymour officer stopped Rios’ car with his squad, and he was taken into custody with no further incidents.
Rios is being held for charges including recklessly endangering safety and damage to property.
The Outagamie Sheriff’s department is still investigating.