Six juveniles were charged Tuesday after the Davenport Police Department pursued a stolen car in Davenport.
The incident began about 8:30 a.m. when the Scott Emergency Communication Center (SECC) received information that OnStar was tracking a reported stolen vehicle in Davenport.
Davenport Police responded while the stolen vehicle was tracked to the 6000 block of Western Avenue, and with officers in the area, OnStar disabled the vehicle.
Two juveniles fled on foot. After a short chase, they were apprehended. Four additional juveniles remained in the vehicle.
The juveniles were charged with the following:
• 15-year-old male, charged with Theft 1st and Interference, was placed in Juvenile Detention.
• 16-year-old male, charged with Theft 1st, Interference, Traffic charges, was placed in Juvenile Detention.
• 17-year-old female, charged with Theft 1st and Interference, was placed in Juvenile Detention.
• 13-year-old female, charged with Theft 1st and Interference, was placed in Juvenile Detention.
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• 14-year-old male, charged with Theft 1st and Interference, was turned over to a parent.
• 16-year-old female, charged with Theft 1st and Interference, was turned over to a parent.
According to Davenport police, a Scott County deputy sheriff was assaulted after the stop, with minor injuries reported.
The car, a Chevrolet Cruze, was reported stolen overnight in Bettendorf.
Bettendorf spokeswoman Lauran Haldeman said the Cruze and another vehicle, a Ford Fusion were stolen at about 5:45 a.m. Tuesday. One of the vehicles was taken from the 3100 block of Parkwild Drive, while the other was stolen from the 2300 block of Avalon Drive.
The Fusion was recovered by Davenport Police after it crashed.
Haldeman said the vehicles were left unlocked before being stolen.
Police remind everyone to keep their vehicles, homes and garages locked, and to not leave keys in any vehicle.
Davenport Police Department asks anyone with information to call 563-326-6125 or submit an anonymous tip via the mobile app entitled “CityConnect Davenport, IA” or “CrimeReports by Motorola.”