Suspect Tosses Drugs, Gun While Fleeing Police

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PINE LAWN, MO (KTVI)-A busy night for Pine Lawn Police included a car chase that shut down part of Interstate70. Officers said they not only had to chase a suspect, they also had to chase down a lot of evidence in that pursuit.

Police tried to stop 29-year-old Steven Lamont Terry just after midnight Saturday at I-70 and Jennings Station Road.  Terry allegedly drove off throwing drugs, including heroin, ecstasy, and crack cocaine, and a pistol out of his car window.  The chase ended at I-70 and Hanley Road. 

Terry was wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet and was on probation for drug charges. He now has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and unlawful possession of a firearm.  Police said those were just the most serious charges on the list.