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Fulton man faces multiple charges after allegedly hitting caseworker and officer with vehicle



Fulton police arrested a man Wednesday they say hit a caseworker and officer with a vehicle.

Officers report Charles McMasters entered the caseworker's vehicle drove the vehicle, hitting the caseworker and an officer on the scene. Both were knocked to the ground and suffered moderate injuries.

Officials say McMasters drove away in the stolen vehicle and led officers on a pursuit west of Fulton towards Columbia on Route F and then onto Route WW before spike strips were used to disable the vehicle near Legion Drive and Rt WW near Columbia.

McMasters was arrested and taken to Callaway County Jail. He was arrested on suspicion of charges including tampering first-degree, resisting arrest, careless and imprudent driving, first-degree assault with a vehicle, first-degree assault on law enforcement and felony property damage. The investigation is ongoing.

Karl Wehmhoener


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