Police Chase on Vandiver Drive Leads to Four Arrests
COLUMBIA - Four Columbia residents were arrested after leading police on a chase on Monday around 12:43 a.m.
A deputy with the Boone County Sheriff's Department tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation near Vandiver Drive at Highway 63. The vehicle continued to travel north on Vandiver Drive and then east on Mexico Gravel Road. The car struck a curb near the roundabout at Mexico Gravel Road and Ballenger Lane. All four people in the vehicle tried to escape on foot.
The driver, 28-year-old Maurice Robinson and two passengers, Duran Griffith, 24, and Dushane Griffith, 22, were taken into custody after fleeing a short a distance. The third passenger, a juvenile, was taken into custody with the assistance of a K9 Unit.
Maurice Robinson was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child, resisting arrest, driving while revoked, property damage, careless and imprudent driving, and speeding. His total bond was $7,000.
Dushane Griffith and Duran Griffith were both arrested for resisting arrest. Their bond was set at $500 each.
The juvenile was detained by the Juvenile Office.