Police arrest teenager after Center Grove-area car chase

A 16-year-old was arrested after a police chase through the Center Grove area early Monday morning.

Police arrested the teen on charges of resisting law enforcement in a motor vehicle and criminal mischief after chasing his car about 2 miles. He was taken to the Johnson County Juvenile Detention Center.

A Johnson County sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop the vehicle near the intersection of Morgantown and Smith Valley roads at 12:38 a.m. The driver didn’t stop, was speeding and drove through a red light, according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office police report.

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