NEMO man in custody after nearly striking La Plata Police officer with vehicle


    According to the La Plata Police Department, the suspect was arrested late Friday night. (MGN Online)<p>{/p}

    A northeast Missouri man is in custody after nearly striking a police officer with his vehicle.

    According to the La Plata Police Department, the suspect was arrested late Friday night.

    Officers attempted to make contact with him in a vehicle parked near the 100 block of East Moore Street in La Plata.

    The suspect refused verbal commands, and nearly hit an officer when fleeing the area.

    Authorities pursued the individual into Adair County, and took him into custody shortly after.

    He is currently being held in the Macon County Jail on multiple warrants issued from other agencies.

    KTVO will release the name of the suspect once formal charges are filed.

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