Grant Twp. man arrested after leading deputies on chase

Posted at 12:21 PM, May 19, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-19 12:21:37-04

NEWAYGO, Mich. – A 20-year-old Grant Township man is in jail after leading deputies on a chase.

The incident began just before noon Wednesday, according to the Newaygo County Sheriff’s office.  Deputies were assisting parole agents with the Michigan Department of Corrections with checking on a probationer in Grant Township, when the man fled in a pickup truck.

The man led police on a chase into Kent County where the man tried to turn into a field at 20 Mile Road and Red Pine Avenue, but he crashed.  He was not injured and taken into custody without incident.

The man was arrested for a probation violation, fleeing and eluding police, driving on a revoked license and possession of methamphetamine.