JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — Three people were arrested after leading a pursuit through Geary, Riley and Wabaunsee counties Monday.
The Geary County Sheriff’s Office says the pursuit began around 11 a.m. along Interstate 70 in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 310 and continued through the three counties, ending in a field one mile west of Hwy 99 on Pavilion Road. Deputies had been attempting to conduct a traffic stop on a pickup for following too closely and an unsafe lane change. After making initial contact with the driver the officer later asked him to step out of the vehicle. The driver, identified as a 17-year-old from Kentucky then fled the scene. His name has not been released.
When the chase ended, authorities arrested the driver and two passengers. The driver was charged with felony flee and elude, interference with law enforcement, marijuana possession with intent to distribute
and possession of drug paraphernalia in addition to other traffic infractions. Deputies also arrested Antonio Deshawn Eddins and Sharon Alphius, both of Louisville, Kentucky for aggravated child endangerment, interference with law enforcement, marijuana possession with the intent to distribute and possession of felony drug paraphernalia.