A 14-year-old driving Dodge Caravan leads Virginia State Police on chase

Virginia State Police allegedly discovered a 14-year-old behind the wheel of a Dodge Caravan during a high-speed chase early Sunday morning.

According to State Police, there were five other juveniles in the vehicle had been reported stolen from a home in the city of Norfolk.

The pursuit began when a Trooper noticed the vehicle traveling 114 miles per hour in a 55 miles per hour zone.

The Trooper tried to pull the driver over, but he refused.

The 14-year-old allegedly led law enforcement on a chase on I-64 and then through streets in some Tidewater area cities – including Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, and Norfolk.

When the driver re-entered I-64, he reportedly struck a Trooper’s vehicle and spun out.

The 14-year-old was charged with reckless driving, felony eluding, felony possession of a stolen vehicle, and three counts of felony assault on a law enforcement officer.

One Trooper suffered injuries, which police do not believe are life-threatening.

None of the youths were injured.

 

About Abu Sillah

Abu is a Journalist, Marketing Consultant, & PR Specialist from Prince George's County, MD. He is the CEO of The DMV Daily and Marketing Manager of The Wig Café, LLC. In May 2018, Abu obtained his B.A. in Sociology from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and is now attending Bowie State University for his M.A. in Organizational Communications.

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