Photo: Man steals bulldozer, crushes Ill. cop car

No one was injured, but the car was severely damaged


By PoliceOne Staff

KANKAKEE, Ill. — Police have arrested a man after he stole a bulldozer and ran over a patrol car. 

An off-duty officer called police Friday to report a bulldozer that was spinning around in the street, ABC 11 reported. Police arrived on the scene and attempted to pull over Austin White, 18.

White put the bulldozer in reverse and ran over the front of a patrol car. Luckily, no one was injured but the car was severely damaged. White then drove 12 more blocks before officers subdued him with a TASER.

He was treated for injuries at a local hospital. Charges are pending.

 

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