Stolen Vehicle Wrecked in St. Joseph County


An early morning joyride in a pickup truck reported stolen from a Plymouth residence ended with a crash in St. Joseph County. The owner of the white 1996 Ford F-350 pickup truck called Marshall County Dispatch early this morning to report it stolen from a lot in Gatewood Mobile Home Park on U.S. 31 in Plymouth.

Dispatchers were then notified that the truck was spotted in Walkerton, according to a news release from the sheriff’s department. A Walkerton Police officer tried to stop the truck, and a pursuit ensued. It ended on State Road 23 in St. Joseph County when the truck crashed. Police say a 13-year-old was driving.