AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (FOX 2) - Michigan State Police arrested a 26-year-old man after he allegedly stole a school bus out of Washtenaw County on Sunday before crashing it into a pickup truck in Canton Township.
The bus was taken from Lincoln Consolidated Schools around 8:20 p.m. on April 17 when the suspect drove through the gates of a locked fence in Augusta Township.
According to police, the suspect was spotted traveling on Willis Road, US-23, and I-94.
Officers made multiple attempts to stop the bus, which instead continued to flee.
At one point, it ran a red light in Canton before crashing into a pickup truck. The occupants were treated for minor injuries after the crash.
The suspect, a man from Stevenson Lake was arrested and lodged on multiple charges including fleeing police, resisting and obstructing, unlawfully driving away in a vehicle, and malicious destruction of property.
He was also charged with breaking and entering.