Car chase leads officers from Cape Girardeau to Illinois

Published: Jan. 18, 2022 at 10:19 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2022 at 10:25 PM CST
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - An attempted traffic stop led to a chase involving Cape Girardeau Police.

According to Sgt. Joey Hann, an officer attempted to stop a vehicle near South Sprigg and Highway 74.

The driver did not yield and fled to Illinois where officers located the vehicle near Route 3.

The motorist then jumped from the vehicle and ran way and swam a diversionary channel.

Police managed to find the suspect following a brief foot chase.

Nicholas Talley, 26, of Jackson, Mo., was charged with possession of a controlled substance, felony resisting and driving with suspended license.

Talley is being held on a $25,000 cash or surety bond.

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