(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, April 18, 2023, at approximately 11:45 a.m. members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID), with the assistance of a License Plate Reader (LPR), located a reported stolen vehicle parked at a residence in the 1000 block of W. Adrian Hinton.
During the course of the investigation officers observed several juveniles enter the vehicle. Officers then converged on the stolen
vehicle. Two juveniles exited the vehicle and fled on foot. After a brief chase, officers apprehended both juveniles and the juvenile driver. A fourth juvenile was also detained on scene for a previous stolen vehicle incident.
In total, officers arrested three male juveniles and one female juvenile.
All four juveniles were transported to the Peoria Police Department for interviewing purposes. Three of the juveniles were arrested for Motor Vehicle Theft. The fourth juvenile was arrested for Possession of Stolen Property (23-6671) and Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle (22-12582).
All four juveniles were transported to the Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **