Man charged after JC to Fulton chase

A Springfield man has been charged in connection with a weekend chase that went from Jefferson City to Fulton.

Carl Armstrong, 48, is charged with felony stealing and misdemeanor resisting arrest.

A Jefferson City Police Department statement shows Armstrong took two televisions and other items from Walmart, 401 Supercenter Drive, around 3:22 a.m. Saturday.

Jefferson City officers located Armstrong’s vehicle, but he failed to stop.

Authorities chased Armstrong from East McCarty Street onto eastbound U.S. 54 into Callaway County, where Callaway County deputies and Holts Summit police picked up the pursuit.

The chase continued to Fulton and police there deployed spike strips to puncture tires on Armstrong’s car.

The car stopped around 3:50 a.m. at Business 54 and Tennyson Road where Armstrong was taken into custody.

Authorities were able to recover the stolen property, which was valued at $617.

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