North Idaho

19-year-old steals vehicles, leads police on chase

HAYDEN, Idaho - A man is in Kootenai County Jail, after stealing two vehicles, leading police on a chase and crashing into a mobile home.

According to police, around 3 a.m. Friday, a Michael Roy MacKinnon, 19, of San Diego, stole a car near the Target on Government Way. About a half mile later, MacKinnon ditched the car for a truck that was carrying steel. He led police on a three mile chase down Government Way, turning on Hayden Avenue, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office.

MacKinnon jumped out of the truck near Hayden Avenue and Juno Street, and it crashed into a mobile home trailer, said police.

He tried to run from Kootenai County deputies, but they caught up to him and MacKinnon was arrested.

Police said no one was injured or in the mobile home at the time of the crash.