Thursday, February 29, 2024

Suspect/s Still on the Loose after Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Drexel


Wednesday, February 28, around 8pm, officers of the La Cygne (KS) police department initiated a traffic stop which evolved into a vehicle pursuit.  This pursuit entered Bates County (MO), at which time deputies from Bates County Sheriff’s Office & troopers from Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted with the pursuit.  The pursuit travelled N/B on Hwy 18 and entered the city limits of Drexel. 

The suspect vehicle was eventually found abandoned in the 200 Blk of Walnut St, and the suspect(s) have not been located.

This investigation is on-going.  This post will be updated as information becomes available.  If you have information or home security footage you believe may assist in this investigation, please contact DPD.

-Chief Downey

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