Man crashes vehicle after lawnmower, trailer theft

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KEWAUNEE COUNTY (WFRV) — A 38-year-old man is  behind bars on theft charges after he allegedly stole a tractor on a trailer early Wednesday morning.

The incident happened around midnight near the intersection of Pine Grove Road and County Road V in Kewaunee County.

Two witnesses said the suspect stole a riding lawnmower in their front yard.  One of the men got in his vehicle to follow the suspect and said the suspect lost control of his vehicle about a mile down the road.  The witness said the vehicle then started on fire.

The suspect was taken into custody and was transferred to the Brown County Jail.  The suspect was not injured in the accident.  

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