A 37-year-old Muldrow man is behind bars in the Sequoyah County Detention Center in Sallisaw after a high-speed car chase from Fort Smith to Sallisaw late Wednesday.
Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart said John Crossno was arrested by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol after the suspect ran the car he was driving off U.S. Highway 64 east of Sallisaw.
Lockhart said the car was stolen on Monday.
The chase began in Fort Smith, Lockhart said, and speeds reached 85 miles per hour as it continued. He added that alcohol may have been involved.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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