7-year-old Mich. Boy Charged with Driving Car

Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 05:59 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

CASEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — A 7-year-old Michigan boy who drove a car at high speeds for 20 miles has been charged with unlawful use of a vehicle.

Huron County Prosecutor Tim Rutkowski said Wednesday he will not seek to remove the boy from his home. He says he filed the juvenile charge to get the boy and his family some assistance, such as counseling.

Rutkowski says it's "strictly" to help the boy.

The boy told authorities that he drove off in his stepfather's car Monday to see his father, who also lives in Huron County, 110 miles north of Detroit. Still in his pajamas, the boy reached speeds of 50 to 60 mph before police boxed him in and he stopped the car on a rural road.

He was not hurt.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Jobless-Aid Applications Unexpectedly Rise to 287,000

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 09:17 AM

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, but remained at historically low levels that . . .

Faulty Takata Air Bags May Not Be Replaced for Months

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 08:52 AM

U.S. safety regulators do not expect Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. to be able to fully supply replacement parts . . .

California Announces Ebola Quarantine Rules

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 08:40 AM

California announced new quarantine guidelines Wednesday for people arriving in the western state deemed to pose a risk  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved