Two were arrested after they drove a reportedly stolen vehicle into a snowbank early Sunday morning in Monona.
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At about 1 a.m. Sunday, a Monona officer saw a stolen black Hyundai Sante Fe traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on Bridge Road from Lake Point Drive. The officer attempted to make a traffic stop but the vehicle began to elude the officer.
As the stolen Hyundai attempted to make a left turn onto Graham Road from Bridge Road, it slid off the road and into a snowbank.After a short foot pursuit, passenger, Jacklynn L. Bass, 18, was apprehended. A police dog tracked down the driver, Daniel L. Abston, 18, in the 6200 block of Winnequah Road.
Friday 01-24-2020 6:36 pm.—The victim reported he left his car running to warm up when two unidentified juvenile suspects stole the vehicle. Officers located the vehicle in a parking lot on Northport Dr and observed the suspects enter an apartment building. The suspects were not located but the car was recovered and returned to the owner.
Saturday 01-25-2020 6:23 p.m. — Officers received a report of a stolen vehicle that was left running and unoccupied. The vehicle was observed on Mineral Point Road and a crash was subsequently reported (vehicle struck a tree and a 13-year-old suspect fled on foot). The suspect was apprehended and transported to the Juvenile Reception Center. The juvenile was also found to be in possession of marijuana.
Saturday 8:58 p.m. Officers responded to an East district residence for a report of a stolen vehicle from an open garage. Monona PD later observed the vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. The vehicle fled but crashed. The area was checked and three suspects were taken into custody on a variety of charges – operating a motor vehicle without consent, eluding, resisting.
Sunday 01-26-2020 — Information/Armed Robbery – 3:04 a.m. Officers made contact with a female who reported that a suspect pointed a handgun at her and stole her purse. The female stated that the suspect then proceeded to steal her vehicle. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases. Investigation continuing.
Sunday 3:31 a.m. Officers received a report of a stolen vehicle. Attempt to locate aired. The vehicle was listed as stolen in the appropriate databases.