Police Arrest Suspect, Recover Carjacked Hyundai Sonata Near Keeler Ave and Harrison St, Chicago
Illinois State Police discovered at about 5:12 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2022 a vehicle identified in an aggravated vehicular hijacking earlier on Tuesday. The vehicle sighted was a white 2021 Hyundai Sonata, and the vehicle was recovered along with the aggravated vehicular hijacking suspect arrested by 5:16 p.m.
An Illinois State Police trooper attempted a traffic stop on I-290 WEST (westbound) near Homan Avenue. The driver of the Sonata exited at Homan Avenue westbound, and continued on surface street level on Congress Parkway.
The vehicle passed Independence Boulevard by 5:13 p.m. traveling in and out of traffic at about 40 MPH. The suspect turned left to go south on Karlov Avenue and then headed west in an alley toward Keeler Avenue
The suspect crashed the Sonata near 610 South Karlov Avenue near an intersection with the alley.
Illinois State Police and Chicago Police had one suspect in custody by 5:16 p.m. at 610 South Keeler Avenue. The hijacked vehicle, involved in a crash, was secured near the scene.
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