WASHINGTON – A 15-year-old was arrested after he led officers on a chase Saturday morning.
At 12:45 a.m. a Washington Police officer received a report of an abandoned trailer with mowing equipment at the intersection of Northwest 16th Street and McCormick Avenue.
The officer found the trailer had struck the guide wire on a utility pole and then flipped.
Officers located the owner and discovered the trailer and the vehicle it had been hooked to, had been stolen.
A short time later, a Daviess County Sheriff’s Department deputy located the stolen vehicle and initiated a traffic stop.
The driver sped off leading officers on a pursuit that ended when the driver who was traveling at a high rate of speed, rolled the vehicle.
The 15-year-old was arrested without further incident.
No one was injured during the incident.