Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Law & Order: Man Wanted in Missouri Carjacking Arrested

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Law & Order: Man Wanted in Missouri Carjacking Arrested

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PITTSBURG, Kan. > Man wanted in Missouri carjacking arrested * A man wanted in Texas and involved in a high-speed pursuit and carjacking Thursday in Missouri was taken into custody early Friday morning at a hotel in Pittsburg.

Ricky G. Landreth, 39, of Dallas, was arrested by Pittsburg police about 12:30 a.m. at the Regency Inn on a warrant issued in Texas and three felony counts filed in Barton County Circuit Court in Missouri.

According to authorities in Missouri, the Jasper police chief noticed Landreth acting in a suspicious manner at a convenience store and followed him as he was leaving the lot. The suspect reportedly took off in the Ford Mustang he was driving at a high rate of speed northbound on Interstate 49 into Barton County to the interchange with Highway 160, where he ran through the stop sign on the Interstate 49 exit ramp and struck a westbound pickup truck, disabling both vehicles. …

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