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Suspect Charged After High Speed Pursuit

According to a probable cause statement, the pursuit reached speeds in excess of 100 mph through city streets.

Posted: Mar 14, 2018 2:31 PM
Updated: Mar 15, 2018 1:12 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The suspect in Tuesday's pursuit that ended in a crash at 1700 Duncan has been charged with felony stealing. 

According to a probable cause statement, at approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday, a 2008 Chevrolet Impala was reported as being actively stolen from the 1500 block of North 36th Street. 

The victim stated she was following the vehicle and told dispatch directions of the vehicle. 

Officers observed the driver of the Impala, later identified as Charles Farthing, 28, was traveling south along the 1300 block of North 11th Street and attempted to stop the vehicle. 

According to a statement, officers advised that the suspect vehicle was traveling in excess of 90 to 100 mph in an attempt to escape. 

At approximately 8:19 a.m., Farthing allegedly wrecked the Impala at 1700 Duncan Street and then fled on foot. 

Farthing was taken into custody and was positively identified as the driver of the vehicle. He is currently being held in the Buchanan County Jail on a $15,000 bond.

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