Update: Second Hagan brother arrested after chase
Mon, 17 Jan 2011 05:00:25 GMT —
Update: Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 7:45 a.m.:
A high-speed chase in Maries County ends with police arresting a fugitive who's been on the run for months.
Police arrested 28-year-old Robert Hagan Sunday morning near Dixon.
The chase began around 11:00 A.M., when a deputy attempted to stop Hagan. During the pursuit, deputies shot out one of Hagan's tires, bug Hagan continued at a high-rate of speed. Deputies' cars were damaged during the pursuit, one car slid into a pole, but they were able to continue in the chase.
Eventually Hagan went down a dead end road, he then took off on foot into the woods. Deputies followed and caught him a short time later.
Hagan is a six time convicted felon and has numerous felony charges pending. Police also found a mobile meth lab in his car. He's being held in the Maries County jail.
Update: Tuesday, Jan. 18 at 7:35 p.m.:
Because of a news report on KRCG, a man wanted by deputies to turn himself in.
According to a news release from the Vienna Police Department, friends told Christopher Hagan they saw a story about him on KRCG News Nightside on Monday. Hagan told Vienna officers he wanted to cooperate and address the allegations he was accused of, so he turned himself in.
Hagan and his brother Robert are accused of leading police on a 2 county high-speed chase early Sunday morning. It began in Phelps County and ended in Maries County near County Road 522.
Deputies are still searching for Robert. The Maries County Sheriff TMs Office considers him armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information on Robert Hagan TMs location should call the sheriff TMs office at (573) 422-3381.
Christopher Hagan did not have any outstanding warrants for his arrest. Vienna police released him to Maries County, which later turned him over to Phelps County.
Charges are still pending.
Authorities in Maries and Phelps Counties said two suspects who lead them on a high speed chase got away.
E arly Sunday morning Phelps County deputies chased a white truck into Maries County, where it crashed near County Road 522.
T wo women were taken into custody but two men were able to get away on foot.
P olice are looking for 29 year old Robert Hagan of St. Robert, and his brother 32 year old Christopher Hagan of Bonne Terre.
P olice searched a wooded area for several hours but didn't find the men. Robert Hagan is believed to be armed with a sawed off shotgun.
Police said the two men managed to get in a couples home to warm up. The family had no idea the two men were wanted but called police after they left the residence.
I f you have any information please call the Maries County Sheriff's Office at 573-422-3381.