For Immediate Release
April 10, 2018
A Kansas City who fled from police near Linwood and Indiana, initiating a 45-minute pursuit across the metro, has been charged with multiple felonies, including injuring a police officer, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Ryan Lilly, dob: 12/2/1985, faces Assault 3rd Degree, Tampering with a Motor Vehicle 1st Degree, Resisting a Lawful Stop, Property Damage 1st Degree.*
According to court records, members of KCPD were canvassing an area for the stolen motor vehicle Defendant was driving. When officers spotted the vehicle and moved in, Defendant put the large, 2005 Dodge Ram pickup truck in reverse. He reversed down a street and spun around in a half circle to be able to drive forward. A KCPD officer then moved in front of the truck. Defendant drove into the car, totaling it and causing injury to the officer, although not serious physical injury. The defendant then led police on a 45-minute chase throughout the metro area until finally being taken into custody at 435 and Wornall Ave.
Prosecutors requested a $75,000 bond.
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.