LAFAYETTE COUNTY, MO – A Kansas City man was sentenced this week to 20 years in prison for his involvement in a high speed chase from February 2016.

In a press release today, the Lafayette County prosecutor says 39 year old Andre Turner was sentenced to 20 years for assault on law enforcement, armed criminal action, and leaving the scene of a crash. According to the statement, Turner led law enforcement on a dangerous chase that began in Odessa, and involved a state trooper being forced off the roadway by the offending vehicle.