User Login    
 + Register
News : KC Police Involved In High Speed Chase With Stolen Fed Ex Truck
Posted by Randy on 2013/12/5 4:10:00 (557 reads) News by the same author

Kansas City, Mo. (AP)- Police wrapped up a chase involving a stolen FedEx truck Wednesday afternoon.
Click to see original Image in a new window

Police said the truck was reported stolen from a Shell station at 8801 NE Birmingham Road at 8:45 a.m.

A FedEx employee said she filled the truck up with gas and went inside to pay, leaving the keys inside. She said the truck was gone when she came back outside.

Click to see original Image in a new window

Police started following it near Interstate 435 and Eastwood Trafficway. The chase wound through the east side of Kansas City.

At one point, the truck stopped at a traffic light and police officers pulled up, guns drawn, but the truck sped away.

The truck has driven the wrong way down some streets, including Ward Parkway.

The chase ended after police were able to immobilize the truck. Sparks were seeing flying from the truck as it tried to accelerate.

The driver got out of the truck, surrendered and was taken into custody near 71st Street and Belinder Avenue in Prairie Village, Kan. Police identified him as Caleb M. Ownby, 19, of Kansas City.

"I think that's pretty wild," said Doug Fishel, who lives in the area where the chase ended. "We hear about people following FedEx trucks and stealing packages and to be careful this time of year, but I've never heard of someone just stealing a whole truck."

FedEx employees, many of whom had been working all day, worked late into the night to deliver the packages that had been on the truck to their destinations.

Driver Anthony Hill expressed his thanks to the police for finding the vehicle.

FedEx issued a statement about the incident.

"We can confirm the FedEx Home Delivery vehicle was stolen earlier today, and we are grateful for local law enforcement and their efforts in helping us retrieve it. We are cooperating fully with the authorities, but, as the investigation remains ongoing, we have no other information to share at this time," the statement said.


Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2015/8/2 9:59:36 - Trenton Firefighter Dies In Accident
2015/7/31 6:50:00 - Chillicothe To Receive New 79 Room Hotel
2015/7/31 6:40:00 - Rabbit, Poultry And Dairy Show Results From NCM Fair
2015/7/31 4:53:31 - Wheat Yields Good In MU Variety Tests
2015/7/31 4:48:25 - Carthage Couple To Stand Trial In Abuse Of 1-Month-Old Baby
2015/7/31 4:39:49 - Feds: Man's Own Security System Caught Him Dealing Drugs
2015/7/31 4:35:24 - Woman Rushes To Ailing Mom's Side, Leaves 4 Young Children Home Alone
2015/7/31 4:26:49 - Harrison County Man Arrested For Abuse After Child Found On Highway
2015/7/31 4:21:54 - "Exorcism" At Public Park Caught On Camera
2015/7/31 4:18:14 - Woman Accused Of Getting 13-Year-Old Drunk, Raping Him
2015/7/31 4:09:51 - Country Showdown Begins At 7:30 Tonight At NCM Fair
2015/7/31 4:03:01 - Livingston County Sheriff Hires New Deputy
2015/7/31 3:59:24 - Chillicothe Police Department Blotter
2015/7/31 3:57:05 - Chillicothe Police Department To Hold Softball Event
2015/7/30 14:21:48 - Endangered Person Advisory Issued For Missing Princeton Girl
2015/7/30 7:54:33 - Circuit Court In Trenton Sees A Variety Of Cases
2015/7/30 6:46:10 - Northwest Missouri Man Injured In Tuesday Night Accident
2015/7/30 6:40:44 - Two Trenton Residents Injured In Schuyler County Accident
2015/7/30 6:30:00 - Trenton Man Charged With Domestic Assault
2015/7/30 6:26:05 - Iowa Man Injured In Accident South Of Eagleville
2015/7/30 5:58:21 - Swine And Goat Show Results From North Central Missouri Fair
2015/7/30 4:29:28 - Facebook Scam Preyed On Grieving "Angel Mom"
2015/7/30 4:22:43 - Police: Inmate Assaults Missouri Corrections Officers In Escape Attempt
2015/7/30 4:17:44 - Effort Starts To Fight Kansas City's New Minimum Wage Law
2015/7/30 4:12:22 - J. C. Penney Employee: Boss Confronted Her Over Shorts She Bought At Same Store
2015/7/30 4:10:00 - Mother Charged After Toddler Found Unresponsive In Home Filled With Dead And Dying Animals
2015/7/30 3:56:29 - 4 Charged By Police With Burglary At Gallatin
2015/7/29 8:43:48 - Team Farmer Event At North Central Missouri Fair Canceled
2015/7/29 8:39:02 - Gallatin City Council Meets
2015/7/29 8:36:01 - Gallatin Man Arrested On Multiple Counts Of Child Porn



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM