Casino theft sparks police chase through West Michigan

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. — A larceny at the FireKeeper’s Casino was the catalyst for a police chase that cut across southwest Michigan Thursday evening.

Police say the chase started after a man allegedly stole cash from a poker table at the FireKeeper’s Casino in Battle Creek. The ensuing chase happened along I-94 westbound before coming to an end near Benton Harbor, between exits 30 and 31.

Photos taken by a witness at the scene show the vehicle damaged on the side of the road. How it got damaged is unclear at this time.

The driver of the vehicle is in the custody of Michigan State Police.

 

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