Teens arrested after stealing a semi, leading police on multi-county chase

Ottawa County Sheriff 01172021
Posted at 10:54 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 22:58:23-04

HUDSONVILLE, Mich. — Two teens are in custody Wednesday night after stealing a semi truck and leading police on a multi-county chase.

A 16-year-old and a 14 year-old are accused of taking the tractor with a trailer attached from a business on Corporate Grove just before 7 p.m. Employees were tracking the rig with GPS when police took over.

The chase lead police through Allegan and Ottawa Counties until spike strips were successfully used. The truck drove off the road in a residential area in Hudsonville.

No injuries were reported and police report all damage to property is minor. The 16 year-old is being held at the Ottawa County Youth Home on multiple charges. The 14 year-old was released to his parents until charges are filed in the Ottawa County Juvenile Courts.