Mother of Fugitive Pleads for him to Surrender

1 decade 3 years 1 month ago Friday, February 23 2007 Feb 23, 2007 Friday, February 23, 2007 2:05:03 PM CST February 23, 2007 in News
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POTOSI - Police are looking for a Washington County man after a fiery crash, and his mother is pleading for her son to turn himself in. 32-year-old Phillip Emily is considered armed and dangerous. He has eluded officers since Tuesday after a police chase that began in Potosi and reached speeds of 115 miles per hour. The chase ended with the suspect's pickup crashing and bursting into flames. Emily's mother, Linda Courtway of Cadet, pleaded through the media for her son to surrender -- but not to the agency looking for him, the Washington County sheriff's department. She's afraid sheriff's officers will, quote, "shoot to kill."

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