Sheriff’s office arrests suspect after pursuit

Scott Allen, 58, of Calwood, Missouri. (Photo courtesy of Callaway County Sheriff's Office)
Scott Allen, 58, of Calwood, Missouri. (Photo courtesy of Callaway County Sheriff's Office)

The Callaway County Sheriff's Department arrested one man Monday after a pursuit throughout the county.

At approximately 5:01 p.m., a sheriff's office deputy in the Fulton area attempted to stop Scott Allen, 58, of Calwood, for (felony) driving while revoked, a CCSO release states.

Allen led the deputy and other officers on a pursuit through Fulton and east to Calwood on State Road Z to State Road JJ.

In this area, a deputy deployed a spike strip and deflated the tires on Allen's vehicle.

Allen fled on foot. While fleeing, he discarded what CCSO suspects is methamphetamine.

Deputies also found prescription pills inside Allen's vehicle.

During the foot pursuit, a taser was used to place Allen under arrest.

He was booked and processed at the Callaway County Jail.

Allen is charged with resisting arrest/detention/stop by fleeing -- creating a substantial risk of serious injury/death to any person, exceeded posted speed limit (exceeded by 26 miles per hour or more), resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony, driving while revoked/suspended and two counts of possession of controlled substance.

He is being held without bond.

At the time of the incident on Monday, Allen was under the supervision of the Missouri Board of Probation and Parole.

According to a CCSO release, Allen was on bond for burglary (second degree) and (felony) property damage (first degree).

According to online court documents, Allen was previously charged with (felony) burglary (second degree), (felony) property damage (first degree), (felony) theft/stealing, (misdemeanor) property damage (second degree), (felony) driving while revoked/suspended, (misdemeanor) theft/stealing, (felony) property damage (first degree) and unlawful possession of a firearm.