Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Teens caught car-jacking in Harrison, Pott Counties
Also in Harrison County on Friday, October 2nd there was a ca-jacking that took place. The Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office reports four juveniles ranging in age from 13-to 17, face charges in connection with a carjacking incident Friday night, in Harrison County. At around 9-p.m., a surrounding counties broadcast was put out for an SUV seized by four people in Harrison County. The broadcast gave information that the 2005 gold-colored Ford Escape that was taken, was being tracked by GPS, which provided real-time locations as it was southbound on Interstate 29. Deputies from Pottawattamie County, along with the Iowa State Patrol and Council Bluffs Police, assisted in locating the vehicle. After a short pursuit, the four subjects were detained and subsequently transported to the southwest Iowa Juvenile Detention Center.
The 17-year old male driver faces charges that include Eluding while speeding over 25-mph, and Possession of drug paraphernalia. Two of the female juveniles, age 13 & 16, were listing as valid missing juveniles. The driver, the two girls, and a 15-year old male, were held pending authority of other agencies. The vehicle was released to the owner after and evidence was logged-in.
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