Photograph: Matthew Daly/APSuspected car thief caught in portable toilet after being knocked over by passersby
Golfers spot suspect, pursued by Wisconsin police to hide in a portable toilet and knock it over to disable it.
Suspected car thief was caught in a portable toilet after passersby saw a man hiding in it , and then pushed him along with them. still inside.
Wisconsin police were chasing a stolen car when it crashed into two other cars and the four suspects fled on foot. But one of the suspects hid in a portable toilet, although he was unknowingly spotted by a group of golfers on a nearby course.
One of the golfers, Adam Westermeier, told WTMJ-TV 4 Milwaukee: “When we realized they were being followed and that the child was in a porta-potty, we tried to notify a police officer. [The police officer] went after the other [suspect], and I just made a rash decision to go and move the pot down.”
This experience was not a good one. pleasant for the person inside.
Another golfer, Ilyssa Boland, told WBAY.com: “Adam said as soon as he turned it over, it smelled really bad and he could hear splashing, so I can only imagine the stench.”
Police eventually arrested a man in a portable toilet who climbed out to confront officers with guns surrounding him ready. They have also arrested another suspect and their investigation is ongoing.
It's no surprise that video of last week's arrest went viral.