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McGehee Police Chase Leads Through Monticello Late Tuesday Evening-Twice

February 3rd, 2010 by

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Between 9:30-10 p.m., Tuesday evening, as many North and South Gabbert Street residents were getting ready for quiet night’s rest, police lights and sirens caught everyone’s attention, not once, but twice, as a police chase that began in McGehee, after a reported domestic disturbance, headed toward Lincoln County, and then turned south, traveling down HWY 83, North Gabbert Street,  and South Gabbert Street, before the driver hit a dead end and reversed, traveling back north on South Gabbert and North Gabbert, then east on Oakland, north on Cooper, and finally gave up at the end of East Calhoun Street

The pursuit, which started with McGehee police, grew to include Arkansas State Police Troop E and Troop F patrol units, as well as Drew County deputies and Monticello police officers.

At the dead end of Calhoun Street, the suspect stopped the car, and officers quickly took  the driver and female passenger out of the vehicle, and placed them under arrest.

The suspect reportedly had warrants and a suspended driver’s license.

After the arrest, McGehee officers took the suspect back to their city jail.

According to reports, all officers and agencies did an excellent job, with no wrecked vehicles and no injuries.

Photo provided by Sue Burgess.

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6 Responses to “McGehee Police Chase Leads Through Monticello Late Tuesday Evening-Twice”

  1. AnonymousGirl says:

    This was crazy. I was putting my baby to sleep and next thing you know, COPS EVERYWHERE! Right out my front door. I happen to live on that dead end so it was crazy how he reversed and got back by them. It was unbelievable but im glad no one was hurt and it ended well..

  2. NAN CARTER says:

    THANKS TO ALL OF THE OFFICERS THAT HAD A PART IN ENDING THIS CHASE! WAY TO GO, GUYS!! I LISTENED TO THIS ON MY SCANNER AND IT WAS A LONG HARD CHASE AND ENDED WITH THE MAN IN CUSTODY.. TO GAIL HYATT.. YOU DID AN AWESOME JOB WITH THE RADIO AND KEEPING THE OFFICERS INFORMED ON ALL LOCATIONS… GREAT JOB DONE BY ALL!!

  3. no name says:

    thats how u run i seen the hole thing boy he wuz gone it wuz so kool they need to lock him up one night in the pin wit big bubby that punk could have killed sum one.

  4. Paula Edwards says:

    I moved from Warren in Aug. I stay on N Gabbert. I mean the police are always hot. I was in the bed . It woke me up.

  5. Judy James says:

    Great job guys!!!

  6. grandmaw says:

    Great Job,that was like the swat team on tv,no way he was getting away from all those cops.Must be crazy to even try.

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