Man arrested after two St. Charles County police chases in one day

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. — The driver of a stolen vehicle is under arrest after two police chases in under 24 hours. Jeremyah Rigmaiden faces charges, including tampering with a motor vehicle and resisting arrest. His bond is set at $50,000.

According to court documents, Rigmaiden was driving a Chevrolet Impala that the Wentzville Police Department reported was stolen at Tuesday around 4 p.m. eastbound on I-70 near Convention. He continued to drive recklessly when officers tried to pull him over, weaving in and out of traffic on St. Louis County streets.

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The chase lasted for miles and exceeded speeds of 88 mph. Officers eventually lost track of the vehicle after it exited onto Union from I-70 in St. Louis.

O’Fallon police identified the stolen vehicle in their jurisdiction at around 11:45 p.m. The driver sped off and led police on another police chase. The Impala eventually crashed in the front yard of a Maryland Heights home.

The driver was placed under arrest. Police say that he was driving the stolen Impala during both chases.

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