Police: Man fires shots in air, leads officers on chase through Pine Lawn

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 1, 2013 at 8:50 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 1 at 10:26 PM

PINE LAWN, Mo. (KMOV) – Police said a man who fired gunshots into the air was arrested and was charged after leading officers on a chase through Pine Lawn early Tuesday morning.

 Authorities said a 37-year-old Preston Crenshaw of Pine Lawn was firing shots into the air while driving around 12 a.m. when he passed an officer near the intersection of Irving and Kenawah.

Police said the officer gave chase and started a brief pursuit.

The officer eventually caught up to Crenshaw and took him into custody.

Police say Crenshaw is charged with discharging a firearm in the Pine Lawn city limits. He was later released on $350 bond.

 

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