Guilty plea in North Iowa crime spree

Andrew Youngers

Teens admits guilt in six of 18 charges.

Posted: Mar 13, 2018 8:30 PM

FOREST CITY, Iowa – A teenager is pleading guilty in a police chase that ended with a crash into a building.

18-year-old Andrew Maurice Youngers was charged with 18 crimes for a series of vehicle break-ins in Forest City and Fertile in April and May 2017, as well as a police chase on May 7, 2017, where officers say Youngers crashed into the Manufacturing Bank and Trust building in Forest City.

On Tuesday, Youngers entered guilty pleas to eluding, operating a vehicle without the owner’s consent, three counts of 3rd degree burglary, and 2nd degree criminal mischief.

No sentencing date has been set.

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