Adair County Sheriff Harrison Moss reports that on Sunday April 22, 2018 at approximately 6:19pm, Adair County Deputy Joey Keith located a stolen 1989 GMC pickup driving on the Columbia Bypass.
Deputy Keith attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle did not stop and lead Deputy Keith on a short pursuit traveling at speeds over 100 MPH.
The pursuit came to a end when the vehicle ran out of gas on Pelham Branch and 27 year old Jonathon Neathery of Burkesville was taken into custody.
Neathery was charged with Driving DUI Suspended License 1st Offense, Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle) and Possession of Methamphetamine.
Deputy Keith was assisted on the scene by Deputy Brandon Hitch and Columbia Police Officer Jamie Cole.