KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - Kennett police arrested a Wisconsin man after he tried to run away from them on Monday morning.
Patrolman Bob Kelch said he saw a Ford Crown Victoria speeding down Russell Street and when he tried to pull them over, the driver did not stop.
Patrolman Kelch said Cortez Hightower led a police on a short car chase then got out of his car and ran away from officers.
Police eventually found Hightower and took him to the Dunklin County Jail.
Officers charged Hightower with a felony for fleeing and was also charged with other traffic violations.
Police found out that Hightower had an active warrant out of Wisconsin for a probation violation.