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Suspect in Missoula high speed chase to appear in court Monday

Posted at 3:10 PM, Apr 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 18:51:42-04
Kegan James Salter (photo credit: Missoula County Sheriff’s Office)

MISSOULA – The suspect in Friday’s high-speed chase through Missoula, where the defendant crashed his car near a local pizza shop, is expected to appear in court Monday afternoon.

Kegan James Salter, 27, is facing the following preliminary charges in connection with Friday evening’s incident: resisting arrest, criminal endangerment, obstructing a peace officer, fleeing a police officer and criminal possession of dangerous drugs.

Salter is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday afternoon in Missoula Justice Court.  He’s currently detained in the Missoula County Detention Center.

Missoula Police Chase
The truck came close to crashing through the side of the recently renovated restaurant on 4.19.19. (Dennis Bragg/MTN News photo)