Theft suspects lead Posey Co. authorities on high-speed chase

Theft suspects lead Posey Co. authorities on high-speed chase

MOUNT VERNON, Ind. (WFIE) - Someone led authorities on a high-speed chase in Posey County early Monday morning.

According to the Mt. Vernon Police Dept., around 2 a.m. officers were sent to check out a call about a stolen four-wheeler. Within a minute, police say the officers found a vehicle towing the stolen ATV.

Police say the suspects sped off, leading officers and deputies on a pursuit.

Police say the chase was eventually called off for safety concerns as speeds reached 100 mph.

We’re told the stolen ATV was later recovered in White County, IL.

No other details are available right now, but police say more information about what happened will be released at a later time.

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