DECATUR COUNTY – A male suspect was arrested late Friday night following a high-speed chase in Norton and Decatur counties.
According to a social media report from the Decatur County Sheriff’s office, a report was received about 11 p.m. June 7 of an erratic driver traveling west from Norton on Highway 36. A deputy clocked the 2008 Acura MDX speeding at 107 mph.
Assistance was requested from the Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) and the Oberlin Police Department when the driver failed to stop.
A KHP trooper successfully deployed a spike strip. The vehicle, bearing a Colorado license plate, came to a stop a few miles east of Oberlin.
A felony car stop was executed with the assistance of Oberlin police. The suspect was taken into custody without further incident.
Illegal drugs were found in the car.
An investigation continues. Charges against Jackson and bond are pending.