Missouri Fugitive Arrested After Weekend High Speed Chase in Mitchell County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MITCHELL COUNTY - Catch me if you can. A Missouri fugitive outran the law in Mitchell County on Sunday but he didn't stay hidden for long.

A high speed chase began on Interstate 20 but Kerry Helstein got off the Interstate and took off on foot.

He was able to outrun the law but his female passenger, who was still in the car, was arrested.

On Monday morning, Helstein was spotted again and was arrested.

During the chase, a Mitchell County deputy was slightly hurt but was treated and released the same day.