Police pursue robbery suspects through Kansas City streets - KCTV5

High-speed chase ends outside KC police station, man charged

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A high-speed chase wound through neighborhoods and on interstates through east and central Kansas City and it all came to an end outside the headquarters of the Kansas City Police Department.

One suspect was taken into custody to be questioned in a robbery investigation.

The following day, 33-year-old Terrance S. Diamond was charged by prosecutors with resisting a lawful stop, which is a class D felony.

The chase started just after 5 p.m. at U.S. Highway 71 and Gregory Boulevard. Speeds reached over 100 miles per hour and it caused at least one accident involving innocent motorists. The Lexus was involved in an injury hit-and-run wreck at 63rd and Holmes streets.

The driver was seen throwing items from the vehicle before the chase ended, about 30 minutes after it had begun. At least 25 to 30 police cars converged on the scene afterwards. The suspect gave up near a park between City Hall, the federal courthouse and the Kansas City Police Department.

Court documents said an officer learned from a confidential source that a man who was believed to be involved in armed home invasions throughout the area was supposed to pick up an assault rifle at a home near East 67th Street and Walrond Avenue. Officers waited outside the home and saw the man they were looking for, accompanied by Diamond. The men were seen putting a long black canvas bag and two black plastic bags into the Lexus they were driving.

According to court documents, officers tried to pull over the Lexus the two men were in to conduct a car check, but Diamond took off at a high rate of speed. At one point, the man in the passenger's seat got out and ran off on foot.

After being arrested, court documents said Diamond told police he was driving his girlfriend's car and admitted to being involved in the chase. He said the vehicle he hit during it, pulled out in front of him as if intentionally trying to block his path.

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