Man Sentenced for Charges Resulting from Chase


Man Sentenced for Charges Resulting from Chase
  1. Man Sentenced for Charges Resulting from Chase
    hometowndailynews.com
      by Sam Clanton   FORSYTH, Mo. – A man from Branson will spend several years behind bars after being sentenced for five felony offenses stemming from a high-speed pursuit this spring. Twenty-two-year-old Jacob McCracken had t…
    Missouri (MO)

Jacob D. McCracken (TCSO booking photo)

 

by Sam Clanton

 

FORSYTH, Mo. – A man from Branson will spend several years behind bars after being sentenced for five felony offenses stemming from a high-speed pursuit this spring.

Twenty-two-year-old Jacob McCracken had two active felony warrants for his arrest on April 10th, when a state trooper attempted to stop his SUV on Highway 165 near Hollister.

According to the Taney County Prosecutor’s Office, McCracken took off, running through a stop sign and driving into the oncoming lane of traffic several times, endangering his juvenile passengers and other drivers on the road.

McCracken reportedly abandoned his vehicle with two children inside, and led officers, including sheriff’s deputies, on a foot pursuit that ended with his arrest at a residence on Wisconsin Road, where a K-9 dog found him hiding under a porch.

McCracken was charged as a prior and persistent felony offender, enhancing the maximum penalty for each charge. In July, he pleaded guilty with…

  1. New Melle Board of Aldermen Public Hearing and Meeting October 10

    Boonecountryconnection.com - Boone Country
    The New Melle Board of Aldermen will hold a Public Hearing and Regular Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 145 Almeling Street. The posted agenda included the following…
  2. Downtown Excelsior Partnership receives grant

    Excelsiorspringsstandard.com - Missouri (MO)
    October 6, 2017 – The Downtown Excelsior Partnership received a $2,085 grant from Missouri Humanities Council for the Historic Plaque Program on Oct. 4. The grant provides DEP funding for the purpose of adding historic plaques throughout downtown Excelsior Springs. The project aims to provide historically appropriate plaques to buildings and businesses. The plaques will showcase …
  3. John Goodman Offers an Assist in Blues' All-Star Game Bid

    Riverfronttimes.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 20:52 riverfronttimes.com
    The St. Louis Blues are bidding for St. Louis to host the 2020 or 2021 NHL All-Star Game — with a little assistance from John Goodman. Yesterday, the Blues published a post on NHL.com with a video featuring the St. Louis native-turned-star. Goodman provides the video's voiceover, explaining what makes "the heart of America" so great and why it's the perfect place for an All-Star game. The video includes footage of many St. Louis landmarks and…
  4. Long road ahead for survivor of 69 Hwy crash

    Excelsiorspringsstandard.com - Missouri (MO)
    October 6, 2017 – At about 12:40 p.m., on Thursday, Sept. 28 emergency crews responded to a multi-vehicle accident on 69 Highway at Cameron Road southwest of Excelsior Springs. Matt Mckenzie, 32, of Excelsior Springs was northbound on 69 Highway when a dump truck driven by Donald Burch, 54 of Excelsior Springs, slowed to make…
  5. City seeks suggestions from the public regarding outdoor aquatics facility

    Excelsiorspringsstandard.com - Missouri (MO)
    The City of Excelsior Springs wants to begin talking about Phase II of the community center: an outdoor swimming pool. Now in discussion only, the city will seek public input about what outdoor aquatic features are most desirable. The Excelsior Springs City Council met Monday, Sept. 2 and agreed it was time to begin talks…
  6. Golf clubhouse demo begins

    Excelsiorspringsstandard.com - Missouri (MO)
      October 6, 2017 – On Wednesday, Oct. 4 crews from the city public works department started work on a much-anticipated project.   The old Excelsior Springs Golf Course Clubhouse began being razed in anticipation of a newly-built house to be ready for next summer’s golf season. The final design of the new space is still [&…
  7. Excelsior Springs Golf Course Clubhouse plans

    Excelsiorspringsstandard.com - Missouri (MO)
    Preliminary plans for the Excelsior Springs Golf Course have been released. These plans are subject to change. If you would like to see the plans in person, they are available at The Hall of Waters. (Photos of the plans taken by Bryce…
  8. Google Is Bringing a Pop Up Donut Shop to St. Louis This November

    Riverfronttimes.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 18:30 riverfronttimes.com
    Google is coming to St. Louis next month bearing two of America's favorite things: unnecessary yet fascinating new gadgets and donuts. The tech behemoth is touring select cities in the U.S. this fall hosting pop-up donut shops in honor of the release of the Google Home Mini — a voice controlled, personal assistant device that the company describes as the "size of a donut, power of a…
  9. DAT Solutions: Spot rates on MembersEdge streak higher

    Landlinemag.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 17:56 landlinemag.com
    The week ending Sept. 30 marks the end of a quarter, when shippers are pushing to move freight out the door before closing their financial statements. Combine that with 3.2 percent less capacity and 5.4 percent more available loads on DAT MembersEdge and you can see why load-to-truck ratios for van freight is in uncharted territory and all three equipment types are…
  10. July marks another all-time high for miles traveled in the U.S.

    Landlinemag.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 17:56 landlinemag.com
    It’s a stat that has been growing ever since fuel prices began dropping in 2015 and reaching record lows in 2016: miles traveled in the U.S. According to the Federal Highway Administration’s latest Traffic Volume Trends, miles traveled in July reached a new record hig…
  11. Maryland governor proposes privatization, tolls to widen highways

    Landlinemag.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 17:56 landlinemag.com
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the administration’s plans to add lanes to three key transportation routes. Privatization deals would be tapped to get the work d…
  12. Full text of Sen. Booker's sleep apnea bill released

    Landlinemag.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 17:56 landlinemag.com
    The full text to a bill introduced by Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., that would force the U.S. Department of Transportation to push through a final rule to require testing of sleep apnea for truck drivers and railroad workers has been…
  13. The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: October 6 to 8

    Riverfronttimes.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 16:03 riverfronttimes.com
    Between the pre-Halloween tribute shows (looking at you, Halloweezer) and this year's hotly-anticipated Grove Fest featuring Andrew W.K., this weekend offers up both laid back shows and full on block parties in equal measure. For those who don't mind a two hour drive to Columbia, the Dismal Niche Music and Arts Festival offers a lineup of more than twenty performers across eleven…
  14. Judge rules Springfield can prohibit women's exposed nipples

    Komu.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 15:58 komu.com
    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A federal judge says Springfield can continue to prohibit women from showing their nipples in public.U.S. District Court Judge Beth Phillips ruled Wednesday that the city's current public indecency ordinance didn't violate the Constitution by allowing men, but now women, to show their nipples.The American Civil Liberties Union sued when the city council expanded an indecency ordinance in 2015 after topless rallies were held in downtown Springfield. Although the…
  15. You Can Rappel Down the Side of a Downtown St. Louis Hotel This Weekend

    Riverfronttimes.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 15:52 riverfronttimes.com
    If you've longed for the chance to rappel seventeen stories down the side of a building in the shadow of the Gateway Arch, well, you just might get your chance this weekend — provided you're willing to raise some money for a good cause. The Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch is hosting a rappelling fundraiser this Saturday, October 7, to support and benefit Special Olympics Missouri. The organizer is Over the Edge, a special events company that runs…
  16. Missouri Rep Contemplates Bill to Make Highway Blockage a Felony

    Riverfronttimes.com - Missouri (MO)
    10.06 / 15:52 riverfronttimes.com
    State Representative Nick Schroer (R-O'Fallon) plans to introduce legislation mandating harsher penalties when protesters block the highway — something Schroer's very own colleague, state Representative Bruce Franks (D-St. Louis), was arrested for on Tuesday night.…
  17. Ladies’ Luncheon to Seymour soon

    Webstercountycitizen.com - Seymour
    10.06 / 13:02 webstercountycitizen.com
    Five featured speakers, more than 45 vendors and hundreds of women will gather at the Seymour YMCA on Saturday, Oct. 14, for the fourth annual Ladies’ Luncheon when the event’s doors open at 10 a.m. t…
  18. "Save The Owen" project receives check for $10,000

    Webstercountycitizen.com - Seymour
    10.06 / 13:02 webstercountycitizen.com
    Courtesy of the Seymour Merchants' Association, the Seymour Area Arts Council last Friday received a check for $10,000 for its "Save The Owen" project to renovate and restore the historic Owen…
  19. Firearm discussed

    Webstercountycitizen.com - Seymour
    10.06 / 13:02 webstercountycitizen.com
    City Administrator Sam Burt asked the Seymour Board of Aldermen last Thursday evening if he could present former Police Chief Ron Wright with his badge and Glock 17 pistol as Wright’s final day with t…
  20. Photography show is set

    Webstercountycitizen.com - Seymour
    10.06 / 13:02 webstercountycitizen.com
    The Seymour Area Arts Council will hold its annual photography show Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 at the School Mom’s Building Gallery & Museum on West Market Street, just off the northwest corner of the S…