Woman taken into custody after 2-state police chase

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) - Several law enforcement agencies pursued a driver Thursday from Paragould, Arkansas until she was caught in Kennett, Missouri.

Kathryn Yardley, 52, is charged with resisting or interfering arrest in Dunklin County.

According to Senath Police Chief Omar Karnes, Paragould police started the a pursuit on US 412 east.

The Green County Sheriff's Department then joined in, and they came into Dunklin County at Riverside.

Cardwell Police and Arbyrd Police also chased the driver.

Troopers with the Missouri Highway Patrol set spike strips at US 412 and Highway 108.

However, the driver avoided them and continued east on US 412.

Spike strips were then placed  at US 412 and Highway C.  Both front and rear passenger side tires were flattened, and the vehicle crashed in a field around 1/4 mile from there.

Yardley was arrested around 2 p.m. and taken into custody in Kennett.

No one was injured.

Her bond is set at $30,000 cash only. Yardley was taken to the Dunklin County Jail. She faces more charges in several different counties in Arkansas.

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