Mankato teen who fled police is sentenced 13 Dec 17

A Mankato teenager who allegedly stole a pickup and lead authorities on a high speed chase was sentenced recently. 18-year-old Gavin Richard Hill was convicted Monday of felonies for auto theft and fleeing police in Blue Earth County District Court. He pleaded guilty in October to stealing a pickup from Mankato on September 8th and leading police on a chase from Mankato to Butterfield, reaching speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Hill was sentenced to 94 days in jail with five years’ probation including outpatient drug treatment.