Stolen Car in Huntley Found with Citizen Assistance

From the Huntley Police Department:

On February 27, 2019 at approximately 8:45 am the Huntley Police Department was advised of a stolen vehicle from Crystal Lake was seen driving westbound on Reed Road approaching IL Route 47 that fled from a Lake in the Hills traffic stop.

The vehicle was not able to be located and was believed to have left the area.

At approximately 9:00 am the same vehicle was reported to have struck a light pole at Chetwood Drive and Boudreaux Drive.

A male suspect was seen exiting the vehicle and fleeing the scene.

A witness followed the vehicle to the area of the Buckingham Drive and a witnessed the vehicle enter a residential garage.

An attempt to make contact with the resident occupants was unsuccessful and they refused to exit the home.

A search warrant was sought to enter the home.

The area schools were informed of the situation and placed the Reed Road Campus and Learning Tree on lockdown as a precaution.

While awaiting the search warrant a handgun was later found in the area of the crash location.

Upon executing the search warrant, the stolen vehicle was recovered and two subjects were taken into custody.

After a thorough search of the impacted areas the area schools were advised of the updated status, at which time lockdowns were lifted.

The incident is currently under further investigation.

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