Suspects lead police on high speed chase
PLAINWELL, Mich. — A high speed chase ended in a roll over crash yesterday on U.S. 131 in Plainwell according to the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department.
Kalamazoo County Sheriff Deputies were investigating a shoplifting report from the Meijer on West Main came in at 6 p.m. on Thursday. The report involved two men and two women in a red Jeep Liberty.
As the Kalamazoo County Sheriff Deputies attempted a traffic stop on the suspects’ vehicle, the vehicle took off. Police said it was driving over a 100 miles per hour while heading north on U.S. 131. Bryan DePauw sent FOX 17 this video:
Police followed the suspects until the Plainwell exit, where the vehicle exited on to M-89. While attempting to get back on the freeway, the vehicle rolled over multiple times down the on-ramp and ended in the ditch.
Police said, the two men took off on foot and hid under a bridge crossing the Kalamazoo River. Suspects were tracked down and arrested without incident shortly after by a Plainwell Public Safety Officer.
Four people were arrested. There were two men and two women, between the ages of 17-years-old and 20-years-old, in the car according to police.
The names of the suspects have not been released.