Suspects lead police on high speed chase

Posted at 5:43 AM, Mar 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-10 10:32:57-05

PLAINWELL, Mich. — A high speed chase ended in a roll over crash yesterday on U.S. 131 in Plainwell according to the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department.

Kalamazoo County Sheriff Deputies were investigating a shoplifting report from the Meijer on West Main came in at 6 p.m. on Thursday. The report involved two men and two women in a red Jeep Liberty.

As the Kalamazoo County Sheriff Deputies attempted a traffic stop on the suspects’ vehicle, the vehicle took off. Police said it was driving over a 100 miles per hour while heading north on U.S. 131.  Bryan DePauw sent FOX 17 this video:

Police followed the suspects until the Plainwell exit, where the vehicle exited on to M-89.  While attempting to get back on the freeway, the vehicle rolled over multiple times down the on-ramp and ended in the ditch.

Police said, the two men took off on foot and hid under a bridge crossing the Kalamazoo River. Suspects were tracked down and arrested without incident shortly after by a Plainwell Public Safety Officer.

Four people were arrested. There were two men and two women, between the ages of 17-years-old and 20-years-old, in the car according to police.

The names of the suspects have not been released.