Stolen vehicle sparks Lake Shore Drive police chase, ends in crash near McCormick Place; 4 men charged, Chicago police say

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Four men have been charged in connection with a police chase Tuesday that ended with a crash near McCormick Place.

Officers spotted a stolen vehicle speeding about 8:10 p.m. Tuesday and followed it on Lake Shore Drive, police said. The vehicle then lost control and crashed into a barrier near McCormick Place.

Carey Hinton, 27, and Deonte Hill, 23, each face two counts of unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, a count of being in possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a controlled substance, all felonies, Chicago police said.

Dezerhea McGee, 21, and Isiah Space, 20, each face one count of being in possession of a controlled substance, possession of more than 500 grams but less than 2,000 grams of marijuana, both felonies, as well as a misdemeanor count of criminal trespassing in a vehicle, police said.

Isiah Space tried to run from the crash, but was taken into custody, police said. The other three men were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center were they were listed as being in serious to critical condition, Chicago fire officials said. They have since been stabilized.

A search of the vehicle found weapons and drugs, police said.

The four men are due in Central Bond Court Thursday.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2019.)
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