In the evening hours of Feb. 26, 2019, members of the Gasconade County Sheriff's Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Dodge truck along Fourth Street near South Ridge Lane near Owensville. After the driver failed to yield to emergency lights and sirens a vehicle pursuit was initiated. The pursuit traversed a number of secondary roadways southward, away from Owensville. As a result of unsafe road conditions, the pursuit was terminated in the area of Hog Trough Road south of Owensville and the offender was not apprehended.
In the early morning hours of March 2, members of the Gasconade County Sheriff's Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a red Ford Mustang, operated by Douglas Logan, 38 of Owensville, near the intersection of Highway 28 and Nursing Home Road, Owensville. After Logan failed to yield to the emergency lights and sirens, a vehicle pursuit was initiated. The pursuit traveled eastward along Highway 28, reaching speeds over 100 mph. The pursuit traversed onto US Highway 50, where a deputy attempted to set up a tire deflation device. Due to Logan’s speed and the risk to an uninvolved motorist at the intersection the device was not deployed. As the pursuit passed through the City of Rosebud speeds surpassed the posted limit of 35 mph by more than double. Logan led the pursuit to County Line Road, where he lost control of the vehicle and collided with a building along County Line Road. Logan exited the vehicle and ran away from the wreckage on foot. Deputies pursued Logan over a fence for a short distance then apprehended Logan. Logan was taken into custody for resisting arrest, numerous traffic violations, one Probation/Parole Absconder warrant, six (6) Owensville Municipal warrants, and one (1) Belle Municipal warrant. Logan was transported to an area hospital for evaluation and then transported to the Crawford County Jail without further incident.