3 in custody after police chase goes across Mississippi River multiple times

Illinois

MADISON COUNTY, Ill. – A police chase that started in Pontoon Beach, Illinois led to three arrests Friday morning.

A license plate reader camera spotted a vehicle in Pontoon Beach wanted in connection with a crime. Police chased the driver from Pontoon Beach into Downtown St. Louis then back into Illinois. The pursuit ended back in north St. Louis. Two people surrendered at Lexington Avenue at Geraldine. A third person ran but was later captured.

FOX 2’s Nissan Rogue Runner reporter Jason Maxwell was at the scene. FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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