On April 9th, at approximately 2:00 pm, Stone County Sheriffs Deputies were conducting an investigation into a wanted person and attempted to stop a motorcycle near Branson West. The motorcycle fled and led Deputies on a pursuit through Reeds Springs and out to Keystone Road. Deputies stopped the motorcycle at Hwy 248 and Keystone Road.
The subject, Larry W. Stacy, fled on a motorcycle when Deputies activated their emergency lights and sirens. Stacy led Deputies on a 11 minute pursuit out of Branson West, through Reeds Spring, out Spring Street and onto Keystone Road to Hwy 248 where he drove into a yard and stopped. As he taken into custody, he informed Deputies he had a gun concealed on him.
During the pursuit, Deputies observed Stacy toss an item from his person. After the pursuit had ended, Deputies went back to that location and recovered an eyeglass case containing methamphetamine and a glass pipe.
Speeds during the pursuit were in excess of 80 mph.
On April 10th, Stone County Prosecutor Matt Selby reviewed the Probable Cause Statement on the incident. Based on information received, he filed the following charges:
Class C Felony Possession of Controlled Substance
Class D Felony Resisting/Interfering with Arrest
Class D Felony Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Carries Concealed
His bond was set at $25,000.00 Cash. Larry Stacy is currently still incarcerated at the Stone County Jail.
Sheriff Doug Rader