McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


October 23, 2012

Car chase ends at Country Club

McALESTER — A car chase Friday resulted in approximately100 feet of damage to the Country Club’s chainlink fence located on the west side that runs parellel with 14th Street.

On Friday, at 11:11 p.m., vehicle driven by Jacob Wilkinson, 20, of Alderson ran a stop at D Street and Seminole Avenue in McAlester, according to Det. Capt. Gary Wansick.

When McAlester police attempted to stop Wilkinson, Wansick said, Wilkinson allegedly accelerated  to high rate of speed in an attempted to elude the police officer.

Wansick said high speed pursuit began, and then a second unit responded.

He said Wilkinson, allegedly, made many turns throughout the south side of McAlester until he turned into the Country Club parking lot and drove west onto the gulf course driving range lanes.

Allegedly, that is where Wilkinson’s vehicle became stuck in a ditch and where he was apprehended, allegedly resisting arrest and assaulting a police officer, Wansick said.

Wansick said Wilkinson allegedly destroyed a fence at the Country Club, before resting in the ditch along side 14th Street.

The McAlester News-Capital witness aprroximately 100 feet of damage to the Country Club’s chainlink fence located on the west side that runs parellel with 14th Street.

Wilkinson has been charged with battery and assault on a police officer, endangering others while attempting to elude a police officer and driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

For more on this story, see the print or electronic editions of the McAlester News-Capital. Click here for print edition home delivery or click here to see the Smart Edition for your computer, tablet, e-reader or smartphone.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
NDN Video
'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.