Update: Chase Suspect Caught In Lawrence County

Larry Wright

Update: Chase Suspect Caught In Lawrence County

CREATED Feb. 14, 2013

After searching for hours in rural Lawrence County,  deputies have arrested a man who led authorities from two counties on a high speed chase.

The chase began when deputies tried to pull a driver over for a suspected truck theft on Farm Road 94 near Willard.

The guy ran from the truck after it crashed near Halltown.

Authorities got a tip from a man, who said the suspect had stopped at his home to use the telephone.

He was arrested in a field with the help of a K-9 unit.

The suspect is from Branson and has outstanding felony warrants.

A woman who was riding in the truck was arrested,  a six month old baby was taken into protective custody.