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Shots Fired Call Results in Pursuit and One in Custody
July 17, 2018
Today, 07/17/2018, at 03:02 am, deputies responded to the area of Charm Ridge Drive & Charm Villa Drive for a weapons violation. The caller stated a subject from a light colored vehicle shot at a darker colored vehicle. Both vehicles drove away, the light colored car went towards Big Horn Drive.
Deputies went to the area and saw a light colored vehicle matching the description on Business 50. The suspect vehicle had Iowa license plates that did not match the vehicle being driven. A deputy attempted to stop the vehicle on Business 50 and a pursuit ensued.
The pursuit went down US Business 50 and turned north onto Route T. The vehicle then turned right onto HWY 179, where the driver lost control and went off of the roadway. The vehicle corrected back onto the road and the pursuit continued north on HWY 179 into Cooper County, across US 70 to Columbia, south on US 63 towards Jefferson City, finally stopping on US 63 near Broadway Street. Two people were taken into custody without further incident. A search of the vehicle resulted in two weapons being found; a 9mm handgun and a 20 gauge shotgun. The driver had five active warrants and the passenger had one $1,000 county warrant from Cole County.
Both subjects were complaining of neck injuries and were transported to University of Missouri hospital. The female was admitted to the hospital and released on ROR. The driver received a fit for confinement and was transported back to the Cole County Jail.
The driver was identified as Denver Newland, w/m, 18 yoa, and had a total of five active warrants;
Entity CHARGE BOND
Gasconade County DWR $2,500
JC Municipal DWR $3,000
JC Municipal C&I $2,000
Cole County Burglary 2nd $20,000
Cole County Burglary 2nd, Stealing, Property Damage $10,000
The subject will be held for the above bonds, as well as, awaiting the new charges of; Driving While Revoked (Felony), Careless & Imprudent Driving, Illegal Possession of a Firearm (X2), Failure to Register Vehicle, Resisting Arrest and Speeding.
The Cole County Sheriff’s Department would like to thank Moniteau County Sheriff’s Department, Boonville PD, Boone County Sheriff’s Department and Columbia PD for their assistance with the pursuit. We would also like to thank the Jefferson City Police Department for assisting in the investigation.
Authority: Sheriff John Wheeler
Cole County Office of Sheriff