Local fugitive arrested following pursuitOctober 14, 2019 | Courts|Featured
NEWKIRK — Kay County fugitive Kassandra Mary Jean Anderson, 22, Kaw City, was arrested by a Kay County deputy Sunday night following a high speed pursuit in the Tonkawa area.
According to the KSO radio logs, deputy J.T. Hopkins assisted Tonkawa police at 10:53 p.m. with a pursuit that traveled westbound on North Ave. from Main in Blackwell.
The logs indicate that the vehicle had three occupants and that authorities were trying to stop the vehicle for expired tags. Speeds reportedly reached 100 miles per hour.
At 10:54 p.m. Newkirk police and Oklahoma Highway Patrol were notified of the pursuit. Authorities noted that a driver in a white KIA was run off the road by the fleeing vehicle. The occupants of the suspect vehicle bailed and fled on foot. Fort Oakland police checked tribal areas. Authorities report finding a firearm inside the vehicle.
The Kay County Detention Center logs indicate Anderson was arrested by deputy Hopkins at 10th and NOC in Tonkawa and booked in the jail on charges of eluding, possession of a firearm, possession of an offensive weapon, failure to pay taxes due to the state, operating a motor vehicle without a drivers license, no seat belt, two counts of unauthorized use of a vehicle, failure to wear seat belt and a possession of a CDS warrant. She is being held on $21,000 bond. For more information on Anderson’s criminal background (see story)
KSO logs indicate booking photos of Roman Francisco and Devon Duvall were sent to Tonkawa police. Tonkawa Towing took the vehicle.