UPDATE: Patrol helicopter helps end 100-mile police chase

1 year 1 month 3 weeks ago Tuesday, November 27 2018 Nov 27, 2018 Tuesday, November 27, 2018 5:14:00 PM CST November 27, 2018 in News
By: Marina Silva and Daniel Perreault, KOMU 8 Reporters, Joshua Tyler and Emily Hannemann, KOMU 8 Digital Producers
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COOPER COUNTY- A police chase that started in Kansas City ended in Cooper County Saturday night. 

The chase involved a semi truck that ended up catching fire. The suspect involved in the case allegedly was involved in an aggravated assault involving a revolver in Kansas City. Troopers say that the truck was driving on just the rims.

According to a news release the chase was aided by a patrol helicopter, which directed officers to the driver after he ran into a barbed wire fence and laid down north of I-70.

Police found a bag of methamphetamines in the truck. The tractor-truck is believed to have been reported stolen through Oak Grove Police Department.

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