Driver sought after deputy chase in Mecosta County


WHEATLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are searching for the driver who led deputies on a high-speed chase in Mecosta County.

The Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office said around 5:45 p.m. Thursday that deputies tried to pull over a truck that was speeding on westbound M-20 near Costabella Road in Wheatland Township, east of Mecosta.

The driver led deputies on a short chase that ended near 12 Mile Road and 10th Avenue in Wheatland Township, according to the sheriff’s office.

Two men were inside the pickup truck which is described as a mid-to-late 2000s, dark blue Ford F-150. It had a silver insignia on the truck panels and a black cover that was not secured to the bed of the truck.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office at 231.592.0150 or email at

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