Suspects Arrested After Initially Escaping By Throwing Bombs At Police

Joplin, MO –  Two suspects who threw explosives at Joplin police officers during a traffic stop and pursuit are now in custody.

The incident occurred about 3:30 AM Monday morning at 4th and Sergeant, when an unidentified Joplin police officer stopped a truck that was pulling a trailer for not having taillights, according to KTTS.

Joplin police said that the officer had just finished talking with the truck’s occupants, Keith Wald of Joplin, and Nathan Felton of Neosho, when a second Joplin police officer arrived to assist.

Source – BlueLivesMatter