UPDATE: Andrew William Keith, 29, was denied bond and is currently in custody in the Lafayette County jail. No court date for Keith has been set yet. Lafayette County Prosecutor’s Office has charged Keith with second-degree burglary, unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest, stealing, drug possession, marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia.
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Highway Patrol went on a four-hour manhunt following a pursuit.
The Missouri Highway Patrol said a Colorado man failed to pull over for a traffic violation and led multiple jurisdictions on a chase through Lafayette County and into Odessa yesterday afternoon.
The suspect crashed his SUV into a field on Johnson Dr. near Baker Town Rd. Ammunition was allegedly found on the floorboard of the vehicle. Police used a helicopter with heat sensors and canine to track the suspect. At one point the suspect reportedly tried to burglarize a home before being chased off by the homeowner.
The man was eventually arrested near Land of Lakes Reservoir.
Andrew W. Keith, 29, is facing charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, second-degree burglary, felony fleeing, and driving while revoked, among other charges. No injuries were reported.