Burlington Teen Charged After Pursuit

A Burlington teen has been charged with interference with official acts and eluding following a car chase on Tuesday, August 8th.

At about 9:47 PM Tuesday, an Iowa State Trooper observed a vehicle speeding near Kirkwood Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Burlington.  The trooper attempted to pull over the vehicle, but the driver didn’t stop.

The pursuit eventually ended near Oak Street and Central Avenue, when the four occupants of the vehicle ran away.  Investigators were able to locate the car’s owner, and the driver was identified as the 17-year-old.

The Iowa State Patrol says that no damages or injuries were caused by the pursuit.