Police charge suspect from Bi-State chase
GLEN CARBON, IL (KTVI) – A Berkeley man has been charged with assaulting a police officer after a chase.
John Willis, 29, is accused of leading police on a chase that started in St. Louis and ended in Glen Carbon Illinois on Monday night. Authorities say St. Louis city police were chasing a car driven by Willis yesterday, because the plates were reported stolen. Bel-Ridge police joined in the pursuit on northbound-170.
They say two times Willis tried to hit a police cruiser, almost causing a collision.
Police chased Willis into Illinois where he was eventually arrested.
One charged in Tuesday’s bi-state police pursuit