Cass Co – Around 2:00 pm Friday, deputies with the Cass County Sheriff’s Office were called to assist deputies with the Miami County Kansas Sheriff’s Office pursuing a vehicle that crossed into Missouri near West Line.
Deputies continued pursuing the vehicle on 2 Highway west of Harrisonville. Officers with the Harrisonville Police Department deployed a tire deflation device near the Harrisonville City limits and successfully deflated 3 of the vehicle’s tires. The driver of the vehicle continued east on 2 Highway before stopping near Commercial Street.
The female driver was taken into custody by a Sheriff’s Office K9 team. There were no other occupants.
Kansas City Missouri Police Department confirmed the vehicle, a 2011 Buick Regal, as stolen. A license plate on the vehicle was reported stolen from Texas.
"Cooperation among multiple law enforcement agencies continues to make a difference when apprehending criminals in our community. Today’s incident is an example of that support to keep our county safe.” Sheriff Jeff Weber
The driver was transported to an area hospital for treatment before being transferred to the Cass County Jail.
The Cass County and Miami County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident. The Missouri State Highway Patrol and Harrisonville Police Department assisted deputies.
On Saturday the Cass County Prosecutor charged Makayla J. Kettler, 27, Paola Kansas with First Degree Tampering and Resisting Arrest by Fleeing. Her bond was set at $7500 (10% cash only).