14-40 Years for Man Who Stole Police Car

By: News Ten
By: News Ten

JACKSON - A man who escaped from the police, drove away in a police vehicle, and was chased for several miles is sentenced to up to 40 years in prison. Ryan Cunningham was sentenced to 14-40 years in prison Thursday in a Jackson courtroom.
Cunningham was arrested at the Colonial Inn in Leoni Township in December of 2011. He was handcuffed and placed in a patrol car, where he managed to get through a barrier and drove away. Police from several agencies pursued Cunningham at high speed though a couple more counties before he crashed the police vehicle.
Cunningham had been operating a meth lab at the hotel. A short-barreled shotgun was also found in the room.
Cunningham was set to go to trial this month, but pleaded guilty to maintaining a meth lab, possession of a short-barreled shotgun, possession of a firearm by a felon, car theft, and fleeing police.

WILX.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. Comments may take up to 24 hours or longer to appear on the site.

See full commenting rules...
powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 186362751 - wilx.com/a?a=186362751
Gray Television, Inc.