Oshkosh police say someone stole and crashed a car Monday morning, leaving thousands without power.
According to a press release, a 19-year-old Oshkosh man crashed a car into a house and utility pole on the 600 block of Jackson St. just at 2:09 a.m., before fleeing the scene.
Police say they arrested a 16-year-old boy on criminal charges after that incident. Officers took the younger teen to a juvenile detention facility.
Police say the 19 year old then stole another car and crashed it on the corner of Bowen St. and Irving Ave. at around 6:08 a.m.
For more information on the vehicle crash and power outage as well as the vehicle pursuit and crash from this morning see the following link. https://t.co/XFSKwBaMZe
— Oshkosh Police Dept (@oshkoshpd) March 26, 2018
Officers took arrested the older teen on several warrants as well as criminal charges related to both incidents.
The OPD says it suspects alcohol or drug use as a factor in both crashes.
Wisconsin Public Service reported close to 6000 people without power around 2:30 a.m. Monday.
Oshkosh Police say WPS restored all power by 10:00 a.m.