BV Sheriff’s Office Alert Regarding Stolen Vehicle Leads to Teens Facing Charges

A heads-up provided by the sheriff’s office in Storm Lake led to three teens being apprehended after a vehicle and foot pursuit earlier this week in Plymouth County.

Before the pursuit began on Monday, the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Office says they were asked by the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Office to be on the lookout for a stolen vehicle. A Plymouth County Deputy found the vehicle around noon Monday just east of Hinton on county road

C-60. The deputy and Hinton Police attempted to pull the vehicle over at the city limits of Hinton. The vehicle initially stopped, but ended up fleeing. Authorities say a pursuit followed, which ended when the vehicle entered a cul-de-sac in Hinton. All three individuals in the vehicle then fled on foot. Two of the three were caught after a short foot chase, while the third was located after a 30-minute search.

All three have been identified as teenage boys, two of them are 14 years old, and the third is 15 years old. All three are charged with Possession of stolen property in excess of ten-thousand dollars… Possession of Marijuana With Intent to Deliver…Failure to Affix a Drug Tax Stamp…and Interference With Official Acts. The driver of the vehicle is facing an additional charge of Eluding with speeds 25 mph over the posted limit.

The teens were transported to the Youth Emergency Services Center in Cherokee.

(thanks to Community First Broadcasting station KSOU in Sioux Center and KTIV Sioux City)


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