Kennett police chase ends in crash, one man arrested

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - A police chase in Kennett ended with a crash and one person behind bars.

According to the Kennett Police Department's Facebook page, an officer tried to stop a Chevrolet Trailblazer on Tuesday night around 11:20 for a traffic violation, but the car sped down First Street instead of stopping.

The vehicle drove east down Highway 412, then turned around and drove back into Kennett city limits. The driver reportedly sped through several streets before finally crashing into a curb and hitting a patrol car.

Officers arrested Cedric K. Bell of Kennett for felony resisting, driving while intoxicated and several traffic violations.

The Dunklin County Sheriff's Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol assisted Kennett police.

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