Multi State Car Chase Begins in Michigan
A car chase that began in Constantine Michigan Sunday quickly turned into a multi state chase.
According to WOOD, 23-year-old Aaron Joseph Schrock of Shipshewana Indiana was arrested after crashing a stolen car in Indiana that first let police on a chase that began in Constantine.
It was a routine traffic stop that happened near the entrance of the Whispering PInes mobile home on the south side of Constantine. When the officer pulled the car over for a license plate violation, Schrock backed into the officers car and took off.
A St. Joseph County sheriff's deputy was arriving at the mobile home park at the same time Schrock was trying to leave the scene and hit the deputy when trying to escape.
The deputy then broke Schrocks window with his gun and then was dragged by the vehicle then the officer took a shot at the vehicle as it sped away.
The Constantine office checked on the deputy then took off after the suspect.
Officers set up stop sticks near US-12 and Balk Road west of Sturgis but the suspect drove over them and just kept on driving.
Not long after Schrock crossed state lines into Indiana in LaGrange County who joined in on the chase.
During the chase, Schrock drove at on coming traffic putting other drivers at risk.
The police had to pull a PIT maneuver to help cause the vehicle crash. The vehicle was stolen from Colorado that had stolen California plates on it.
Schrock is now in the LaGrange County jail on multiple charges of resisting arrest, possession of stolen property and reckless driving. Schrock will also be issued charges from Constantine police.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff deputy that was dragged a little by the suspects vehicle is home resting but will recover from minor injuries.