Man arrested after snowy foot pursuit

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  • Man arrested after snowy foot pursuit
    Man arrested after snowy foot pursuit
  • Man arrested after snowy foot pursuit
    Man arrested after snowy foot pursuit
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Cherokee County Deputies began investigating the theft of a 2009 Mercedes passenger car east of Baxter Springs Wednesday morning. Just after 3 p.m. the same day, the vehicle was located by Newton County, Missouri Sheriff’s Deputies.

The suspect fled from Missouri authorities, back into Kansas, where the driver fled on foot into a wooded area just south of the K26 / US 166 Junction.

Newton County and Cherokee County Deputies pursued the suspect and captured him a short time later

Ṡterling Bryce Peppers, age 42, was taken into custody and transported to the Cherokee County Law Enforcement Center on allegations of being a criminal in possession of a firearm, obstruction of justice and driving while suspended.

Additional charges are possible as the investigation continues.