GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An aspiring Grand Rapids-area rapper who authorities say stole a school bus last year and drove to Detroit with hopes of doing some recording is expected to get mental health care.
WZZM-TV reports (http://on.wzzm.com/J0MZla ) Josiah Curtis appeared in Kent County Circuit Court in Grand Rapids on Monday to face charges including malicious destruction of property over $20,000 and vehicle theft, and he was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
Following the hearing, Curtis will be evaluated by mental health professionals.
Curtis was stopped on Thanksgiving 2012 near Ann Arbor, where his erratic driving on Interstate 94 drew the attention of other motorists. The bus was taken from a lot in Wyoming, near of Grand Rapids. There was an estimated $50,000 in damage to several buses at the lot.
Information from: WZZM-TV, http://www.wzzm13.com