UPDATED (2:35 p.m. 07/29/13)
A KMZU listener reported scanner traffic out of Odessa to Saline County that indicated the Highway Patrol was involved in a high speed chase of an unidentified suspect. Click to hear KMZU’s Mike Stone talk with Sergeant Bill Lowe, Public Information Officer with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
At one point authorities involved in the pursuit notified authorities in Saline County to be on the alert as the suspect was eastbound on I-70 near highway 13, traveling in excess of a hundred miles per hour.
The chase ended shortly after 1 p.m. There were no initial reports of collisions or injuries.
Sergeant Lowe identified the suspect as Garret Haselton of Columbia. There was no information on Haselton’s criminal history but he was wanted on a felony warrant for Property theft.