Newaygo County Teen Arrested After Attempting to Steal Lawnmower

A Newaygo County teenager, arrested after police say his attempt to steal a lawnmower went horribly wrong. 

Big Rapids police say the teen climbed over a chain link fence and tried to swipe someone’s zero-turn lawnmower. 

He started it up and began to ram the fence. 

After it got stuck, he hopped the fence again and ran. 

Police caught up with him two blocks away. 

He is now in the Mecosta County Jail.