Joplin police arrest a suspected car thief after a chase into Kansas and back into Missouri

Police return stolen car to its Joplin owners
Stolen Car Chase In Southwest Missouri

JOPLIN, MO – Law enforcement in Kansas and Missouri were both in a high speed chase Tuesday with a suspect in a stolen car.
Authorities say the car was stolen in Joplin.  The chase eventually led into Galena, Kansas, then back towards Joplin where it was stopped at the intersection of Route 66 and Central City road.
Police have one suspect in custody.  The car was returned to it’s owners.