A KRMS News Update…..
Authorities in Miller and other area counties continue their search for Vernon Phelps, who was involved in a high-speed car chase with deputies last week and is on Missouri’s Most Wanted list. Phelps is a known drug trafficker who is also wanted for several car thefts and who they have been trying to apprehend since last year. Last week, deputies spotted him and chased Phelps through Maries County into Osage and Miller Counties. Phelps drove down an old railroad bridge over Sugar Creek just outside Meta. One patrol car nearly broke through the aging bridge and had to back out. Two patrol vehicles were damaged during the chase. Phelps is considered armed and dangerous.