CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. — A Mexico, Missouri resident was jailed after a pursuit in Callaway County early Friday morning.
The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office said in a release that just before 1:30 this morning, a deputy observed a vehicle driving erratically on Route J near Interstate 70.
When the officer attempted to stop the vehicle as it entered eastbound I-70, it allegedly sped away.
After reaching speeds of 100 miles per hour, the vehicle pulled over and stopped near Kingdom City.
David Leonard, 52, was taken into custody and deputies allegedly found methamphetamine in his vehicle.
Leonard remains in custody pending the filing of formal charges.