BUTLER COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) – Update: The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Business verified a multi-county chase ended with a suspect crashing a stolen bike Thursday afternoon in the county. Eyewitness Information before verified that suspect’s identity as J.D. Comstock, a person needed by various businesses for crimes such as automobile theft.
The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Business did not title Comstock, but reported “the suspect” was broadcast as maybe armed and hazardous in a pursuit that incorporated Butler, Greenwood and Elk counties in advance of it finished in Chautauqua County. The sheriff’s place of work reported he stole numerous autos prior to pursing officers shed sight of him close to the Elk/Chautauqua County line.
“A short time later on Chautauqua County officers situated the suspect heading southbound on Highway 14 and a further pursuit was initiated. The suspect fled south to US166 Hwy, at instances heading off the roadway. The suspect fled westbound for a quick length in advance of hanging an additional vehicle,” the sheriff’s office environment reported. “The suspect sustained many critical injuries and pursuing officers rendered aid right until Sedan EMS arrived. Kansas Highway Patrol is conducting the accident investigation. At this time the suspect is not a threat to public protection.”
Update: The Butler County Sheriff’s Office environment confirmed a motorcycle documented stolen by a guy needed by multiple businesses was recovered in Chautauqua County. The sheriff’s business claimed the Kansas Highway Patrol was also associated and would have even further facts pertaining to irrespective of whether a research for J.D. Comstock continues or irrespective of whether he’s wounded or in custody.
There are indications that deputies recovered the stolen motorbike right after Comstock crashed in Chautauqua County. Eyewitness Information has a simply call in to the KHP troop in Chanute to verify irrespective of whether agencies are continue to wanting for Comstock.
Butler County deputies put in the working day chasing a gentleman required for car theft. J.D. Comstock is wanted by other companies as well.
He was spotted in Greenwood County Wednesday night in a stolen car but acquired away. The sheriff’s business stated he then stole a automobile in Butler County.
That vehicle was positioned Thursday early morning in Leon. Officers tried to stop him, but he got into a cemetery in which he bailed. Then, they received a report of a stolen motorbike.
Multiple agencies are assisting with the search for Comstock, including U.S. Marshals. If you see him, take care of him as if he’s armed and dangerous and call 911.
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