RAY COUNTY, Mo.- The Ray County Sheriff’s Department apprehended a Blue Springs man late-night Monday, July 31, 2017, following a vehicle pursuit and cited him for multiple felony allegations.
Gary Aber, 40, is being charged with four felonies including resisting arrest-creating substantial risk of serious injury/death, driving while revoked/suspended, possession of burglary tools and possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams of marijuana. Misdemeanor charges include possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding, and operating a vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner.
According to the probable cause statement, at around 11:00 p.m., a deputy with the Ray County Sheriff’s Office attempted to stop Aber for going 78 mph in a 60 mph zone. Aber allegedly fled from the deputy reaching speeds of 105 mph and crossing over center lines several times. He was stopped in Higginsville, Mo., after stop sticks were used to flatten to four tires on the vehicle.
A search of Aber’s vehicle was conducted and found was a methamphetamine pipe/bong, small vile with clear liquid testing positive for methamphetamine, and burglary tools. Aber also allegedly threw items from his car just prior to coming to a stop near MO-13 and 29th Street in Higginsville. Items included a pipe that tested positive for THC, four syringes, and multiple small baggies that tested positive for methamphetamine and THC.
A cash-only $50,000 bond was set yesterday, August 1, 2017, and future court dates are pending.