Suspect Wanted in Joplin after Chase, 3 Arrested

Suspect Wanted in Joplin after Chase, 3 Arrested
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On August 30th, 2018, a search warrant was obtained for a home at 1223 South McKinley in Joplin. The Police Department’s SWAT Team secured the home and found five people inside. One male fled the scene in a vehicle and three others were arrested.

Authorities say the male drove off and was stopped at 13th and Jackson. Police spoke with and identified the driver who had a felony warrant for his arrest for burglary. The suspect then drove off again starting a chase. Officers lost sight of the vehicle but later found it abandoned near 22nd and Wall. The vehicle had hit two houses causing minor damages. A handgun was found in the vehicle. Police are not releasing the driver’s information.

Three other people were arrested at the home on South McKinley.

30-year-old Callie Smith of Baxter Springs was arrested for two felony warrants, one out of Cherokee County, Kansas and one out of Yavapai County, Arizona.

24-year-old Tyler Applebee of Wentworth, Missouri was arrested for six misdemeanor warrants and two felony Newton County warrants.

27-year-old Cody Brinegar of Joplin was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.