Sunday, January 27, 2013
Two Tuscumbia men are in Callaway County Jail after leading Callaway County deputies on a 40-mile chase through four towns at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour.
Arrested and jailed are:
• Kasey Wayne Nelson, 22, Tuscumbia, who faces charges of careless and imprudent driving, resisting arrest for a felony by creating a substantial risk of serious injury, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, speeding, illegal possession of methamphetamine, illegal possession of dexroamphetamine, and unlawful use of methamphetamine drug paraphernalia.
• Cody Ray Glore, 20, Tuscumbia, who faces charges of illegal possession a controlled substance and unlawful use of methamphetamine drug paraphernalia.
Callaway County deputies reported at 1:07 a.m. Saturday they attempted to stop a blue Chevrolet Camaro for a traffic violation on County Road 4012 outside of Holts Summit.
The vehicle failed to stop and a deputy pursued the vehicle for more than 40 miles along Route 94 through the towns of Tebbetts, Mokane, Steedman and Portland at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour.
As the vehicle neared the intersection of Old Highway 40 and State Road A, it went out of control and crashed. Both vehicle occupants were taken into custody.
Nelson was identified as the driver and Glore was a passenger.
Nelson was in possession of two types of felony controlled substances and a needle used to inject methamphetamine.
Glore was arrested for possessing methamphetamine and possession of a needle used to inject methamphetamine.
Nelson is jailed on a $20,000 bond and Glore is held on a bond of $9,000.