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Police still searching for thief, stolen van, from overnight home invasion
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Police are still searching for a theif and a stolen van after a series of crimes in Kalamazoo County overnight.
It'ts a story Newschannel 3 broke Thursday morning.
Kalamazoo Police say just before 2:00 a.m., thieves broke into an apartment on Kickapoo Court near the WMU campus, and took off with three cars.
Portage officers tracked down one of the stolen cars after a short chase and crash.
Police say the driver ran, but three people were caught--a 13-year-old girl who was turned over to a parent, a 15-year-old girl who was taken to a juvenile home, and 17-year-old Darqareion Mills of Kalamazoo.
Mills was formally charged Thursday with two felony resisting and obstructing charges.
Newschannel 3 spoke to two of the victims, who did not wish to be identified, but say they had no idea what had happened, until the thieves were long gone.
The car involved in the crash was totaled. The second was found at Linden Grove Middle School in Kalamazoo, and the third is still missing.
It's a 2004 maroon Pontiac Montana van, with Michigan license plate 7KX-W46.
If you have any information, you're asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety right away.