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Pursuit Suspect Who Allegedly Tried to Run Down Linn Creek Officers Identified

All News RSS Feed Crime Top Stories Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

Following up on Tuesday’s high-speed pursuit in Camden County, reports now say that the suspect, identified in the probable cause statement as Zackary Yates of Climax Springs, was in a stolen vehicle from Ava and struck multiple other vehicles including two Linn Creek police patrol cars and attempted to run down the officers.

Linn Creek Police Chief David Lobaugh says one of his officers discharged a duty firearm trying to stop Yates.

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A Camden County deputy also reportedly discharged a firearm in the effort to stop Yates before the pursuit, which also involved highway patrol troopers and Osage Beach officers, then continuing into the area near the Grand Glaize Airport. Yates also fled on foot before jumping into the lake when his vehicle became disabled.

He was reportedly captured while in the water and then taken to the Camden County Jail. Yates is formally charged with felony assault special victim, resisting arrest, tampering with a motor vehicle and property damage. He’s being held on no bond.

 

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Reporter Mike Anthony