Saturday, April 30, 2022

Miami County Sheriff's Office assists in police pursuit

Tonight Miami County Sheriff's Deputies were called to assist the Anderson County Sheriffs Office with an incident involving a vehicle traveling on 169 Highway.

The vehicle was observed on 169 Highway where it was stopped in the area of 343rd street. An occupant fled from the vehicle and was picked up in the immediate area by another vehicle which then fled.

Paola Police Department located the vehicle and began pursuing it until Deputies were able to assist.

Deputies continues to pursue the vehicle into Johnson County where a tire deflation device was used to disable the vehicle. One person was taken into custody.

This continues to be a multi-jurisdictional investigation with Anderson, Miami and Johnson counties. The Paola Police Department, Osawatomie Police Department and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks assisted with the incident.

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