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Andrew County Theft Suspect Arrested After Pursuit

Andrew County Sheriff Grant Gillett released information regarding the theft of firearms from a local business owner.

According to the release, the owner reported the theft around 3 in the afternoon. He said the suspect fled the business in a vehicle with Arkansas license plates.

Officers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol were able to locate the vehicle, which fled, leading to a pursuit that was joined by four additional law enforcement agencies. Deputies were able to get the vehicle stopped with stop sticks.

The suspect was taken into custody and the firearms were recovered inside the vehicle.


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