3 adults, 2 juveniles arrested after fleeing Portage police in 2 stolen autos, authorities say | Crime


Three adults and two juveniles have been arrested after fleeing authorities in two stolen autos on June 9, Portage police reported.

Officers on June 9 noticed a automobile in Portage’s downtown that had been reported stolen in Madison, and as officers tried to cease it, the automobile and a second automobile drove off collectively at excessive velocity, Capt. Daniel Garrigan mentioned in an announcement.

Quite a few Portage officers and Columbia County Sheriff’s Workplace deputies pursued the automobile via Portage after which east on Interstate 39/90/94 towards Madison, Garrigan mentioned.

Throughout the pursuit, police realized that the second automobile additionally was stolen from the Madison space, Garrigan mentioned.

One of many autos and its occupants had been apprehended on I-39/90/94, simply north of the Columbia/Dane County line, whereas the second automobile eluded regulation enforcement, Garrigan mentioned.

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As of Wednesday, Portage Police Division detectives have recognized and police have arrested three adults and two juveniles they imagine had been concerned, Garrigan mentioned.

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Tyell A. Allen-Williams, 18, of Windsor; Taquirria S. Smith, 19, of Solar Prairie; Samya B. McReynolds, 18, of Madison, and the 2 juveniles, who weren’t recognized, face prices of working a motorized vehicle with out proprietor consent, fleeing/eluding police, and second-degree reckless endangering security, Garrigan mentioned.

Portage police mentioned they had been assisted by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Workplace, Dane County Sheriff’s Workplace, Wisconsin State Patrol, Deforest, police, Madison police, Solar Prairie police, the Wisconsin Division of Corrections, and each the Columbia and Dane County district lawyer’s workplaces.


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