Dash cam video of stolen police SUV released
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 03:05:50 GMT —
Blackman-Leoni Township police released a video Tuesday of a stolen police SUV that lead officers on a wild chase through three Michigan counties.
Police say Ryan Elliot Cunningham, 34, escaped custody Friday and stole a Chevy Tahoe safety vehicle.
Cunningham was arrested at the Colonial Inn Motel, 6027 Ann Arbor Road, before stealing the SUV. Blackman-Leoni Sergeant Chris Boulter told the Jackson Citizen Patriot that Cunningham allegedly had a sawed off shotgun, meth and components to make the drug at the motel. Cunningham was in custody in the rear seat of the SUV, wearing nothing but black underwear, when moved to the front seat, stealing the vehicle.
Michigan State Police pursued the SUV on 75 mile chase with speeds exceeding 100mph on 1-94; ending in a crash on US-23 two miles from the Ohio state line.
Cunningham was arraigned Tuesday facing seven felony charges that include fleeing an officer, auto theft, two methamphetamine-related charges and three firearm charges.