4 teens charged after pursuit involving police helicopter ends in Englewood
A 17-year-old boy is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, police said. Three others, ages 13, 15 and 15, face a misdemeanor count each of criminal trespass to a vehicle.
Four teens were arrested Wednesday after a pursuit of a stolen vehicle involving the Chicago police helicopter ended in Englewood on the South Side
Officers responded to a call of a person with a gun in the 7300 block of South Emerald Avenue and tried to pull over a car matching a suspect description, but the car sped off to an expressway, Chicago police said.
A police helicopter in the area tracked the car’s movements, relaying information to officers on the ground, police said.
The car came to a stop about 12:40 a.m. in the 6800 block of South Honore Street and four teens ran, police said. The suspects were arrested shortly after. A live bullet was recovered from the back seat of the car, police said.
Officers later determined the car had been stolen at 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of East Ohio Street in Streeterville, police said. The owner left the car running while grabbing food from a restaurant when someone allegedly stole the car, police said.
A 17-year-old boy is charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, police said. Three others, ages 13, 15 and 15, face a misdemeanor count each of criminal trespass to a vehicle. The 15-year-old was wanted on a warrant, police said.