ST. LOUIS- An hour-long police high-speed pursuit that began in St. Louis City finally ended around 9:30 p.m. Friday in Maryland Heights. A FOX 2 viewer captured the end of the chase as police officers boxed in the suspect at Dorsett and McKelvey.
It began as a carjacking on West Pine Avenue in the Central West End. The carjacker did show a weapon. The pursuit traveled into the county where county cops picked up the chase.
Stop-sticks and spikes were put down on the road and three tires on the suspect’s vehicle were destroyed. Police said Ryan McDanie gave up fairly quickly once he was trapped.
There is no indication that the carjacking victim was injured.
McDaniel faces warrants for unlawful possession of a firearm and resisting arrest.