Chase ends in arrest

Chad Frey
McPhersonSentinel
Police lights with handcuffs

McPherson Police Officers and McPherson County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted Reno County Sheriff’s Deputies with the pursuit of a suspect Dec. 29, with the incident ending in an arrest.

At 5:19 p.m., McPherson County Emergency Communications informed McPherson Police Officers and McPherson County Sheriff’s Deputies of Reno County Sheriff’s Deputies pursing a felon in possession of a firearm into McPherson County on K-61.

McPherson Police Officers attempted to stop the fleeing subject’s vehicle by using Stopsticks to deflate the tires, just outside the McPherson City Limits. The tires on the subject’s vehicle were deflating, which slowed the vehicle but the driver continued to flee into the City, eventually getting stuck in a field on the south side of McPherson. Once the vehicle was stuck in the field, the subject fled on foot.

Officers pursued the suspect on foot, caught and arrested the suspect. The suspect was the only occupant of the vehicle. The suspect was given to Reno County Deputies and transported to the Reno County Jail.

No injuries resulted from the pursuit. The subjects vehicle and some grass were damaged.