Wearing ankle bracelet for previous crimes.
A Dane County Sheriff’s deputy apprehended a 14-year-old following a 10-mile long chase that reached speeds of 90 mph early Monday morning.
The deputy took over the pursuit of a stolen 2009 Hyundai Sonata from Oregon police shortly after 3 a.m. Monday 03-22-2020. The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Highway 138 at Flint Road when the deputy took over the chase.
After roughly 10 miles, the 14-year-old who was driving the stolen vehicle crashed and ran from the vehicle. Law enforcement officials said he was quickly apprehended and taken to the Juvenile Reception Center for operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent, speeding failure to maintain control, operating without a license, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of eluding.
Officials said they had been searching for the suspect after he ran away from his home earlier that night.
The 14-year -old was on electronic monitoring for serial vehicle thefts.
Five teens drive recklessly
Police arrested three of five teens 6:26 pm Sunday 03/22/2020, including one who was hiding in a trash bin in the 700 block of S. Gammon Road, after the group fled from a stolen car that had been driving recklessly.
The driver failed to stop for police, but soon abandoned the stolen car in a parking lot. Arrested teens were taken to the Juvenile Reception Center on tentative charges of operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent and resisting.
Stolen Vehicle – Over the weekend, Madison police responded to one residence for two stolen vehicles. One of the vehicles was located abandoned on Colins Court. Still looking for the other.