WINNEBAGO (WREX) — Three people, including two juveniles, were arrested after a high speed chase started in Freeport and ended in a Winnebago cemetery.
The Stephenson County Sheriff's Office says officers were looking for a maroon Chevrolet Impala with Florida registration plates. Police say the vehicle was reported to have been involved in an incident in Freeport where someone displayed a gun.
Once officer located the vehicle, the vehicle refused to sped off, according to the sheriff's office.
The sheriff's office says a pursuit then started for the vehicle. The vehicle reached speeds of 120 MPH at one point, according to the sheriff's office.
A short time later, police received a call about a crash near Calvary Cemetery. Officers located and arrested three people. Authorities say they also found a loaded gun in the vicinity of the arrests.
The sheriff's office says the driver, Norman Brown, 32, of Chicago was arrested for an outstanding warrant and aggravated fleeing. A 16 and 17-year-old were also arrested, but have since been released to their families.