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Bettendorf Police have released information regarding a car theft and car chase that began in Davenport and ended in Bettendorf early on Wednesday morning. According to a release from the City of Bettendorf, 5 juvenile suspects were arrested after leading Davenport Police, Bettendorf Police and the Scott County Sheriff's officers on a chase that began in Davenport and ended in Bettendorf. The chase began when Davenport Police attempted a traffic stop of an alleged stolen vehicle. The driver of the vehicle attempted to flee from police at approximately 1:04 Am on Wednesday morning in the area of Eastern and Locust in Davenport. The vehicle began speeding in the direction of Bettendorf and that is when Davenport Police coordinated with Bettendorf to slow the chase. Bettendorf Police did manage to use spike strips to damage the vehicle's tires but the driver continued on until the vehicle was finally brought to a stop in the area of Devil's Glen Road and Field Sike Drive. Upon investigating the vehicle, officers found a .45 Calibur Pistol and many keys and key fobs for other vehicles. The juveniles, ranging in age from 15 to 17 years old were taken to the Scott County Youth Detention Center. Charges are listed below. 

 

Juvenile #1

Theft 1st, Carrying Weapons, Felon in Possession of Firearm, Felony Eluding, Possession of a Controlled Substance Driver, age 17, Davenport

 

Juvenile #2

Theft 1st, Carrying Weapons, Felon in Possession of Firearm, Possession of a Controlled Substance Age 17, Davenport

 

Juvenile #3

Theft 1st, Carrying Weapons, Possession of a Controlled Substance Age 15, Davenport

 

Juvenile #4

Theft 1st, Carrying Weapons, Possession of a Controlled Substance Age 15, Bettendorf

 

Juvenile #5

Theft 1st, Carrying Weapons, Possession of a Controlled Substance Age 14, Davenport

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