Five Milwaukee Teens Arrested After Police Chase Through Three Counties
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office was asked for assistance by Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office regarding a pursuit that was southbound on I-41 at 3:07 AM Thursday morning. The Fond du Lac Sheriff’s Office requested we attempt to locate a vehicle that fled from them in Fond du Lac County.
Police were chasing the vehicle because the wrong license plates were displayed on the car. According to police the car was occupied by six people.
A Washington County Sheriff Deputy located the vehicle and attempted to stop it at which point the driver fled. Sheriff’s Deputies and Slinger Police attempted to stop the vehicle with tire deflation devices but were unsuccessful.
The pursuit continued into the Village of Germantown at which point the Germantown Police Department was able to successfully deploy tire deflation spikes. The vehicle slowed down and went into the ditch at the Pilgrim Road off-ramp in the Village of Menomonee Falls.
Four of the six individuals fled the vehicle on foot and two remained at the scene. A total of five of the six subjects were taken into custody at the scene after a search of the area by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Germantown Police Department and the Menomonee Falls Police Department.
Most of the subjects were teens from the City of Milwaukee. Deputies were able to determine the vehicle was stolen from Racine.