Around 3:30 pm today officers had a vehicle flee from them on Harlem rd in Machesney park. The vehicle fled over the bridge and headed southbound on N Main. The vehicle is described as a Gold Chevy 4 door with tinted windows. No plate information. Officers terminated the chase.
Around 3:30 am this morning officers were chasing a vehicle. The officers involved are Winnebago County Sheriff officers. They did say the suspect vehicle description, but we missed it. The suspects were northbound on Springfield. As we are typing this, they turned eastbound onto W State near Central doing around 60 MPH. They are wanting spike strips. Still developing
Update: They have been all over the the west side of town. They are currently still chasing the vehicle doing 30 MPH near Halsted.
At 3:51 am this morning officers were able to take the suspect into custody near Conklin ct and Conklin drive. There is a group of people, they believe are the suspects friends on scene and they want many more officers there on scene to control the crowd.
Update: The subject threw stuff out the window during the chase. officers are going back to try to retrieve the items. Suspect is also wanted on 2 warrants.
Around 10:04 pm tonight an officer attempted to stop two motorcycles near N Second heading northbound from Windsor. The motorcyclists fled from the officer. he said they were sports types motorcycles. The officer was not able to catch up to them and terminated the chase. The motorcyclists are doing wheelies.
Update: Police are following them, but not chasing them. Eastbound on 173 near Alpine
UPDATE: Southbound on Forest Hills near Windsor
Around 3:27 pm today someone in Boone County called the police to report a very low flying aircraft. They said the airplane was flying just above the roofs of their houses. In the area of Rt 76 and Woodstock. They were not happy and said the pilot was flying very unsafe and wanted to report the pilot.