An 18-year-old woman charged in connection with a car theft and police chase on July 4 that resulted in injuries to a motorcyclist, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Dallas C. Letchworth, dob: 7/11/1997, faces Tampering with a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree, Resisting Arrest, Assault 2nd Degree, and Armed Criminal Action.*
According to court records, the defendant got into a vehicle on July 4th in the area of 3500 block of Ruysser Road. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle but the defendant failed to stop, topping 100 mph, driving into oncoming traffic, ignoring traffic signals and eventually striking a motorcycle rider near the Red Bridge exit of Interstate 470, causing the driver of the motorcycle to suffer significant injuries.
The case remains under investigation.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $25,000.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.