Des Moines man, 5 juveniles in custody after chase across three counties


MADISON COUNTY, Iowa- A 20-year-old Des Moines man and five juveniles are in custody after a chase across three central Iowa counties today (Thursday).

It started when Winterset Police began chasing the driver of a stolen truck, north on Highway 169 into Dallas County. The chase ended on I-35 in Warren County, when authorities used stop sticks to puncture the tires. Neil Lynch was taken into custody and booked into the Madison County Jail.

Authorities say more charges are pending.

Assisting in the pursuit was the Earlham Police Department, Desoto Police Department, Van Meter Police Department, West Des Moines Police Department, Dallas County Sheriffs Office, Warren County Sheriffs Office, Iowa State Patrol and the Iowa Department of Motor Vehicle Enforcement.