Independence police captured a suspect who tried to flee from a stolen truck by jumping into a pond.
According to police, about 3 p.m. Tuesday officers tried to pull over a truck on Dickinson Road, north of U.S. 24. The truck, which was pulling a trailer, had been reported stolen out of Olathe, Kansas.
The driver led police on a foot chase into some woods in the area of Dickinson and Mayes Road and then into a pond, where officers retrieved him. The suspect continued to resist officers, leading them to use a Taser to stun him.
Police say they have had prior run-ins with the suspect, and charges are pending.