IRON MOUNTAIN — A Niagara man who is charged with driving a vehicle into the Menominee River during a police chase in 2016 will face charges reportedly drove his vehicle into the Menominee River in 2016 and more recently in Breitung Township. after a police pursuit from Kingsford to Aurora, Wis., now faces charges in Dickinson County Circuit Court for that matter as well as a more recent chase in Breitung Township. Thirty Two year old Kyle Rucinski will be arraigned on Feb. 6. Rucinski faces fleeing a police officer and a five-year felony, for the 2016 case. In the most recent case he is charged with driving away a vehicle without the owners permission, obstructing an officer and reckless driving. He is also charged with being a habitual offender. Kingsford Public Safety officers attempted to stop Rucinski’s vehicle in October, where Rucinski reportedly drove to the boat landing and into the Menominee River, according to information released by KPSD officers. Rucinski was able to escape through the vehicle sunroof and Florence County deputies, using a lifeline, was able to pull him to shore. The deputies took him into protective custody and later transported him to a mental health facility in Wisconsin, according to Florence County Sheriff, Jeff Rickaby. Also, Dickinson County Sheriff’s deputy saw Rucinski’s vehicle Dec. 16, 2017, cross the fog line while traveling at high rates of speed on U.S. 2 and Pine Mountain Road in Breitung Township. Again he was pursued to Larson Lane where he then abandoned the vehicle and fled into a wooded area. According to the criminal complaint, officers believe he stole another vehicle and abandoned that vehicle in Iron Mountain.