The Illinois State Police District 18 announced they had a vehicle pursuit through Montgomery, Macoupin, & Bond Counties on Monday, November 4th around 1:42 PM. Deputies from Montgomery County attempted to stop a 2003 Ford F-150 for suspicious activity and reckless driving. The vehicle refused to stop and a pursuit was initiated.
ISP District 18 Troopers joined the pursuit due to the reckless and erratic driving. ISP Troopers pursued the vehicle through Montgomery, Macoupin, and Bond Counties. Bond County Sheriff’s Department picked up the pursuit near Greenville where spike strips were successfully deployed. The vehicle traveled through several streets in Greenville before becoming disabled on IL-140 east of Greenville.
The driver, 35-year-old Christopher S. McCartney of Clinton, Missouri was arrested and taken into custody by Bond County Deputies and ISP. The driver is in custody and formal charges are pending in Montgomery and Bond Counties. No further information is available at this time.