Two juveniles from Lad Lake face charges in overnight joyride
Waukesha County Sheriff's Department deputies, officers from the Waukesha Police Department and a county K-9 unit joined forces Wednesday night to track down two juveniles thought to have fled Lad Lake School in Ottawa and taken a car from Wales on a joyride.
Deputies were initially dispatched to search for the boys at about 11:30 p.m., according to a news release from Capt. Donald Vincent of the Sheriff's Department.
During the search, a deputy tried to stop a vehicle that was being driven erratically eastbound on Highway 18. The refused to stop and sped away at speeds in excess of 80 mph. The vehicle also veered into oncoming traffic as it approached the City of Waukesha, the release said. The deputy broke off the chase because of safety concerns.
Officers contacted the owners of the vehicle and learned that the vehicle had been parked at a business in Wales and had been taken without permission.
About 20 minutes after the pursuit was called off, another deputy spotted two boys near St. Paul Avenue and East Moreland Boulevard in Waukesha. The boys ran behind the Metal Tech facility. Deputies and police officers surrounded the area and searched for the boys, with assistant from a K-9 unit, the release said.
One boy gave up after a short time. The second continued to hide, but was eventually tracked down by the police dog and was taken into custody.
The boys were identified as the missing boys from Lad Lake.
Officers found the stolen vehicle behind a business in downtown Waukesha, still running.
Both juvenies face numerous charges in connection with the incident.
Top stories from the Lake Country area. Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings.
Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter Get the Newsletter!
Celebrate Lake Country
communities with stories
Do you have news or a nonprofit event that you would like to share with the community? Whether it's a community organization, a business, a local school, or a notable neighbor, we'd love to hear about it.
- soothe your soul in door county, wi - blissfull yoga retreat with soul on yoga
- Enjoy Fun Activities at the Schauer Center Open House
- UW-Waukesha Fall Classes - Come Grow with Us!
- Shop 'til you drop to benefit HPHC
- 2nd Annual charity GMMO to be held at Senic View Golf Course
- Lake Country Martial Arts Ninja Camp
- Local Chiropractors Discuss: Which Type of Yoga is Right for You?
- 2014 GreenBuilt Home Tour Features Twin Lakes WI Home.
Lake Country residents share their views on news, happenings and current events.
LivingLakeCountry.com features more than a dozen community bloggers - a group of volunteer conversation leaders who are up on the latest topics and never short on an opinion. Just a few are pictured here. Check out the rest and see what they have to say!
View All Blogs
Do you want to become a Community Blogger? LivingLakeCountry.com welcomes your thoughts and opinions. Contact us for more information:
I want to blog