A North Chicago police canine tracked down a suspect who burglarized vehicles in Lake Bluff and rammed a police car while fleeing from officers Tuesday morning.
The Lake Bluff Police Department said multiple burglaries to vehicles occurred in the 300 block of East Center Avenue early Tuesday morning.
The incidents occurred between midnight and 1:10 a.m., the department said.
The police department said they arrested two offenders.
North Chicago Police Officer Donald Florance and canine Six responded to the scene to assist.
The two were called to the area of Sheridan Road and Buckley Road in North Chicago after a vehicle crash occurred and a suspect fled on foot.
The vehicle had been identified as being involved in the early morning burglaries in Lake Bluff, according to the City of North Chicago.
The suspects also rammed a police squad car while trying to flee.
Officers set up a perimeter in the area of the crash and canine Six began tracking, city officials said.
The police canine tracked the suspect for over a mile onto Great Lakes Naval Base.
The temperatures were around zero degrees at the time.
The suspect, who was wet and suffering from hypothermia, was apprehended.
The 19-year-old male suspect was transported to Lake Forest Hospital where he was treated.
He was then turned over to the Lake Bluff Police Department.
Charges of aggravated fleeing to elude, burglary to motor vehicle, damage to state-supported property and other traffic offenses have been filed.