On January 18, Matthew Alan Onstad, 39, of Altura, appeared before District Court Judge Matthew J. Opat. Onstad is charged with Fleeing Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle, a felony with maximum criminal penalty of three years and one day in prison, a $5,000 fine, or both. On or about January 16, a Fillmore County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to pull the suspect over for suspicion of driving with a revoked license, loud exhaust, and unsecured load. The defendant allegedly fled the officer in a motor vehicle and then on foot. A bottle containing methamphetamines was allegedly found upon searching the suspect’s foot path.