Chase of stolen police car races through Washtenaw County on I-94
The driver of a stolen police vehicle from the Jackson area headed into Washtenaw County on I-94 before veering onto southbound US-23, where Michigan State Police troopers stopped the car near the Ohio border.
The chase started in Blackman Township, west of Jackson, where the suspect took a fully marked Chevrolet Tahoe, according to Michigan State Police.
He led police eastbound on I-94, where officers in Washtenaw County picked up the chase. It reached estimated speeds of 130 mph.
The chase - which included the driver using full lights and siren - headed southbound at US-23, when the driver started to head toward Milan.
Troopers from the Michigan State Police's Ypsilanti detachment dropped "stop sticks" in the highway near Milan. The front two tires deflated, but the vehicle continued toward the state line.
The vehicle crashed near Stern Road, and the suspect was taken into custody.
Initial reports indicated that the suspect may have had at least one rifle or shotgun in the vehicle.
No information was available yet on the circumstances surrounding the vehicle theft.