Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
20-mile pursuit ends with crash in creek
11/11/2017

Robert Calisti

Image and video hosting by TinyPic

(KAIR)--An Olathe man leads Jackson County authorities on a nearly 20-mile pursuit, which ended when he crashed into a creek.

That's the allegation against 28-year-old Robert Calisti, who's now jailed in Jackson County on numerous charges, with more possible.

According to Jackson County Sheriff Tim Morse, the pursuit began around 9:30 Saturday morning after a deputy stopped a car near 150th and Q Road when it was discovered both the vehicle and the license plate were reported stolen in Missouri.

The driver allegedly refused to turn off the vehicle when told to do so by the deputy, choosing instead to flee the scene.

The pursuit began, with local law enforcement agencies assisting as the suspect vehicle crossed parts of the Prairie Band Nation and into the city of Holton.

Near the south side of Holton, Morse says Calisti's car entered the parking entrance of the Banner Creek Animal Clinic and then drove through a residential yard.

Driving through a fence and onto U.S. Highway 75, the suspect car eventually drove into the Prairie Lake City Park, northeast of Holton, where it crashed into a small creek.

Nealry 45-minutes after the pursuit began, Calisti was arrested on charges including felony possession stolen property, felony and flee and eluding, numerous traffic crimes, and drug crimes.

He was booked into the Jackson County Jail.

Two passengers aren't immediately facing charges in connection with the case.

Assisting the sheriff's office were the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribal Police, Holton Police Department, Kickapoo Tribal Police Department and Kansas Highway Patrol, including the KHP aircraft unit.

© Many Signals Communications
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Helicopter transport needed following Friday afternoon crash
Friday fire claims two lives
Friday Lock-down at Atchison Co Schools causes concern
Mascot future spurs debate
Frankfort woman killed in wreck
Heroin, meth, found in traffic stop
One injured in Brown County wreck
Animal abuse draws felony charge
Student investigation led to lock-down
USD 377 board member resigns
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Winter Weather Advisory for Southeast Nebraska Thursday
Rape investigation leads to arrest
Axtell school locked down Wednesday
Humboldt woman facing charges in embezzlement case
Hiawatha preparing for additional ice, snow
Atchison City Manager search advances
Animal abuse draws felony charge
Falls City gives back to area fire depts
Classes cancelled at SE Neb school following threats
Winter weather creates traffic chaos
Click Here For All Stories

©2018 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report


Powered by Radio Media Group