Vehicle theft, high-speed chase

By on April 27, 2010

Updated 12:11 p.m. April 28, 2010

A 16-year-old male from Georgia led police on a high-speed chase at 1:50 p.m. Saturday after he stole a local resident’s vehicle parked in front of a business in Elburn on Saturday. The vehicle, a 2007 Saturn Ion, which was left running outside the Mobil gas station at 213 S. Main St.

Elburn police were able to follow the offender because the vehicle had a GPS device.

He was apprehended after going north on Route 47 to Elgin, Ill., after hitting a median in that vicinity.

The offender was wanted in three states including Georgia and Iowa.

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