UPDATED: Multi-county car chase ends with two in custody

Posted on 19 October 2017 at 1:09am
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BOONVILLE - Law enforcement took two into custody after a car chase late Wednesday night. 

The couple was identified as 37-year-old Jose De Los Dios, and 27-year-old Lesli Ramirez.

Law enforcement originally initiated a traffic stop after spotting it was a wanted person driving the vehicle, but the couple failed to pull over. 

Law enforcement said the chase began on I-70 near Rangeline Road. It ended at mile marker 99 in Boonville after a brief foot chase. 

The couple had marijuana, methamphetamine and illegal prescription pills. 

De Los Dios is being charged with possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, careless and imprudent driving and no-bond New York state felony parole violation warrant. 

Ramirez is being charged with possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest. 

Cooper County deputies, MO State Highway Patrol and Boone County deputies assisted in the chase.