Milwaukee pursuit ends in crash; 1 in custody

A 17-year-old Milwaukee boy was taken into custody Monday, Jan. 31 following a police pursuit and crash. It began in the area of 23rd and Greenfield Avenue at approximately 5:20 p.m.

According to police, officers observed an individual drug dealing and attempted to stop the vehicle. The driver refused to stop and a pursuit ensued. 

The pursuit ended when the driver lost control and collided with several unoccupied parked vehicles in the area of 12th and Scott. 

The suspect, a 17-year-old Milwaukee boy, fled on foot but was apprehended. Officers recovered several guns and narcotics. 

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Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the upcoming days.


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