ZEELAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Both teenage boys accused of being involved in a chase and crash early Monday morning are now in custody, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.
The sheriff's office says shortly after 2 a.m. a deputy tried to stop a blue Honda Accord in the area of Chicago Dr. and 56th Ave. in Zeeland Township. The driver did not stop, and sped down Chicago Ave. Then the driver sped through a red light, and crashed in a grassy area near Chicago Dr. and Byron Rd.
Both people inside the car ran off.
Deputies were able to catch up to a 15-year-old boy from Evart. He is now at the Ottawa County Juvenile Detention Facility facing several charges.
They later found a 16-year-old boy, also from Evart, and brought him into custody.
According to deputies, investigators were able to determine the blue Honda Accord was stolen from a home in the Jenison area. They also learned the two teenagers recently fled from the juvenile detention facility in Evart. Investigators believe they stole a vehicle in that area, which was later found in northern Kent county.
The incident remains under investigation by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.