KENTWOOD, MI – On December 28th, 2014, at 11:15pm, Kent County Sheriff Deputies attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of the City of Kentwood earlier in the evening.
The stop was attempted on Plainfield Avenue near Woodworth in Plainfield Township. The vehicle fled northbound on Plainfield Avenue and was pursued by deputies to Northland Drive and continued northbound. The vehicle ran over spike strips on Wolverine Blvd at Belding Rd that were deployed by a Rockford City Officer.
Deputies continued to pursue the vehicle into the city of Rockford and the vehicle became incapacitated due to striking the spike strip.
Three male suspects ran from the vehicle on 10 Mile near Courtland and went northbound. A perimeter was set and an MSP K-9 was used for a track. Two of the three suspects were located approximately 1.5 miles north of the scene and were taken into custody. The third is still outstanding.
An 18-year-old male from Wyoming and a 17-year-old male from Kentwood were both lodged on multiple charges.