B&E suspects captured after allegedly leading police chase

CASS COUNTY, Mich. – Two alleged breaking-and-entering suspects were captured early Monday morning after allegedly leading police on a chase, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office reported.

At 2:11 a.m., deputies caught two people who had allegedly stolen items from a barn in the 28000 block of Dunning St. in Jefferson Township.

The incident began when Edwardsburg Police officers saw a suspicious vehicle towing a golf cart at M-62 near Oil City Road. The vehicle then took off and led police on an alleged chase, reports said.

The golf cart crashed on Oil City Road while the van continued until it crashed into a trailer in Ontwa Township.

The male driver and female passenger ran out of the vehicle and the male driver was found in a shed about 100 yards away, police said.

The female passenger was found later and interviewed.

The person in the golf cart also ran away and was found hiding in a yard near the golf cart by K9 Faust, reports said.

The golf cart and other items recovered were found to be stolen, reports said.

The 49-year-old driver faces several charges, including larceny from a building, police said.

A 36-year-old male also faces several charges, including larceny from a building, police said.

Deputies will be requesting that the female be charged as well, reports said.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 269-445-8644.

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