Limo chase suspect to appear in court next week

      Vicente Soto, 25, of Kirksville, Mo.

      A northeast Missouri man charged in connection with a high-speed limo chase back in December has his case moved up to Adair County Circuit court.

      Vicente Soto, 25, of Kirksville is charged with felony counts of stealing a motor vehicle and property damage.

      He remains in the Adair County Jail on $25,000 cash only bond.

      Soto is accused of stealing a limousine from a Kirksville business and leading several law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase thru three counties.

      Soto has already entered guilty pleas to felony charges of tampering with a motor vehicle and resisting arrest in Macon County.

      He was given a suspended execution of sentence and placed on five years probation in the Macon County case.

      Soto waived his preliminary hearing yesterday and was denied a bond reduction.

      His case now moves to circuit court where he's due in court next week.

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