Felony charges handed down after reports of stolen cars and an injured Skokie police officer.
By Tim Moran (Patch Staff) – July 15, 2016 3:50 pm ET
Skokie, IL – Three teenagers were charged in connection with an early Wednesday morning crime spree in Skokie in which multiple vehicles were stolen and one police officer injured in a chase that involved multiple units and several miles.
A 15-year-old and 16-year old, both from Chicago, were charged with residential burglary and possession of a stolen motor vehicle.
A 17-year-old from Chicago was charged with residential burglary, two counts of possession of a stolen motor vehicle, aggravated battery and fleeing/eluding a police officer.
A fourth juvenile has been taken into custody but has not been charged.
Two of the teens charged were caught in Skokie, while the third was found with one of the stolen vehicles on the South Side of Chicago.
Police responded after midnight to the 5300 block of Harvard Terrace after calls of burglaries to motor vehicles in progress and a burglary to residence in progress were made.
A white 2005 Nissan Pathfinder SUV and red minivan were stolen during the chase