LEWIS CENTER, Ohio — Two teenagers, ages 14 and 15, were arrested in Delaware County early Monday morning after a traffic stop involving a stolen vehicle from Columbus.
According to the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, the traffic stop happened at the intersection of Owenfield Drive and Hidden Ravines in Lewis Center. The vehicle the teens were occupying was reported stolen out of Columbus at 12:34 a.m. Monday.
The sheriff’s office said the 15-year-old was the driver of the stolen vehicle and the 14-year-old was a passenger.
Deputies arrested the passenger during the traffic stop, but the driver ran away from the scene on foot.
After searching the area with assistance from a Columbus Division of Police helicopter, deputies found the 15-year-old near the scene in a wooded area. He was taken into custody without incident, the sheriff’s office said.
The sheriff’s office did not provide information on what charges the teens could face.