PITTSBURG — A man wanted in Missouri and Texas was located in by the Pittsburg Police Department Friday.
The Barton County Sheriff’s Office contacted PPD with information about the possible whereabouts of 39-year-old Ricky Landreth Thursday night. Landreth was reported to have led Missouri law enforcement agencies on a high speed pursuit earlier that day. He was also reported to have been involved in a carjacking where a woman was thrown from her vehicle.
PPD located Landreth in a hotel room at the Regency Inn Friday, and he was taken into custody for the charges in Missouri and an arrest warrant from Texas.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact PPD at 620-231-1700, or at its tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.