COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
A Columbia man was charged on Wednesday after allegedly leading police on a chase in northern Columbia on Tuesday night.
Alec McCabe, 32, was charged with second-degree robbery, second-degree kidnapping, third-degree domestic assault and resisting arrest by fleeing. He is currently being held at the Boone County Jail without bond. A court date has not been set.
Three probable cause statements were filed in the case. In a heavily redacted statement, a victim had allegedly told police they were assaulted by McCabe and a woman while in a vehicle. She then allegedly told police that she had $3,000 in cash and several items stolen, including a smartphone, wallet, birth certificate and two pair of shoes. The victim had bruising around one of their eyes and on both legs, the statement says.
Later on Tuesday, McCabe was seen driving a Dodge Durango by police at the intersection of Paris Road and Vandiver Drive, according to another probable cause statement filed by the Columbia Police Department. He was the only person in the vehicle. Police attempted a traffic stop near the intersection of Parker Street and Vandiver Drive, and a chase ensued, with speeds clocking over 90 miles per hour, the statement says.
The chase was temporarily halted, but then was picked up again by a Boone County Sheriff’s deputy. Speeds clocked in more than 110 mph, according to the third probable cause statement. McCabe crashed the vehicle on Oakland Gravel Road near Clays Fork Road, the statement says.