14-Year-Old Leads Cops On Joy Ride

A 14 year old Fowlerville teen's joy ride is caught on a Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy's dash cam tape.
According to the Sheriff's Department, the teen stole his father's SUV and took his 10 year old brother and 12 year old cousin for a trip to an ice cream store in Howell.
When the teen made an illegal turn, that's when the chase began.
At times the teen's vehicle exceeded speeds of 100 miles per hour.
The chase ended when the vehicle went down a dead end street and the SUV hit an embankment, flew in the air 10 feet,, and crashed into some trees.
The three kids were not seriously hurt, but the teen faces several charges.


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  • by Mason Location: Lansing on Jul 9, 2009 at 05:52 AM
    I agree with you Dee. But why wouldn't the cop go that fast in the first place unless he didn't realize it was a kid.
  • by Dee on Jul 8, 2009 at 08:02 PM
    Enough is enough of stories like this!! This is a blatant disregard for the LAW..and the KID needs to be PUNISHED! We need a law on the books for cases such as these, especially since it is happening almost every other day it seems. This kid should not be allowed to participate in DRIVERS EDUCATION, and should have to wait until he is 18 yrs of age to receive his drivers license. PERIOD! END of story!
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