Eaton Teen Chase

An 18-year-old man wakes up in a jail cell Thursday morning, accused of threatening Eaton County Sheriff deputies with a knife.

The incident started early morning Sunday, on Lansing Road, south of Potterville.

Two deputies say they attempted to pull over Jacob Berkompas several times, but he sped off. When Deputies finally stopped him, they say he rammed them with his car and then pulled a knife on them.

The deputies say they were forced to use pepper spray and a baton on Berkompas to arrest him.

He has been arraigned on 11 felony counts.


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