KLIEVER, MO – Sheriff’s deputies were involved in a pursuit which was initiated in Moniteau County Tuesday.

Law enforcement reportedly observed a suspicious vehicle off Route N near Kliever, which fled as deputies approached, driving east on Route N. The vehicle stopped on Lookout Trail near California after driving briefly into Cole County. The driver, Eric Riggs, 39, of Versailles, was on probation for controlled substance possession, and admitted to having used methamphetamine prior to his arrest.

New charges will include fleeing, creating substantial risk of injury or death, with bond set at $15,000.