Three people from Great Bend are jailed after a chase in central Kansas during which the driver rammed a deputy’s cruiser.
Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir says a deputy tried to stop a truck early Thursday southeast of Great Bend. Officers later determined the truck was stolen.
Bellindir says the driver, 19-year-old Tanner Guyton, fled in the truck, beginning a 23-mile chase through rural Barton County that reached speeds in excess of 100 mph.
The sheriff says when the chase continued into Great Bend, Guyton intentionally rammed into a deputy’s patrol car. The deputy was not injured.
Eventually, another deputy intentionally rammed the truck, causing it to go into a yard and hit a tree.
Guyton and two passengers face several charges, including aggravated battery of a law enforcement officer.