LINN COUNTY, Mo. – A Kansas City man has a preliminary hearing scheduled in Linn County today.

Khamis D. Pitiya, 40, is charged with eight felony counts of resisting arrest by fleeing and two counts of armed criminal action over a pursuit in May. When Brookfield police attempted to stop Pitiya for erratic driving on 36 Highway, they say he sped away. During the chase that ended up in Macon County, Pitiya nearly hit several police vehicles.

The preliminary hearing begins at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon.