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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Fleeing vehicle strikes building

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On 07-30-18, at approximately 7:03 a.m., a Kenosha County Deputy observed a vehicle with one occupant traveling in a suspicious manner on Birch Road just west of Sheridan Road. The 2001 Chevrolet sedan speed off at a high rate of speed in an effort to elude the deputy who was attempting to initiate a traffic stop. The deputy began to pursue the now speeding vehicle on 18th Street and then west on Madison Road with speeds reaching up to 70 mph.

The suspect vehicle reached 30th Ave and while traveling northbound attempted to turn into the Meadowood Apartment Complex. The suspect vehicle failed to negotiate this turn and struck the apartment building located at 1361 30th Ave which was vacant.

The suspect exited the vehicle and took off on foot ignoring commands to stop by law enforcement. He was later located and taken into custody.

Suspect is identified as 26-year-old Kenosha resident Shaquel Harris who has been charged with Operating a Motor vehicle Without Owner’s Consent, 1st Degree Reckless Endangering Safety, Vehicle/Operator Flee/Elude Officer, and Resisting an Officer. As well as numerous traffic offenses

No injuries were reported for this incident.

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