Fences, hayfield reportedly damaged in pursuit of stolen vehicle

A pursuit beginning in West Plains and ending in Fulton County has led to the arrest of 36-year-old Megan Lindsey Neal. Neal's address was not provided on court documents.

According to the probable cause affidavit, when a Fulton County officer arrived on the scene June 12, he observed a truck with a male subject lying in the seat waiting for an ambulance to arrive. The document did not provide details on why the ambulance had been requested.

The driver, identified as Neal, had been detained.

During the pursuit, Neal's vehicle allegedly ran through several fences and had caused approximately $1,500 in damages to a hayfield.

Dispatch advised the vehicle Neal was driving had been reported stolen in Mammoth Spring the prior day.

The male passenger advised Neal had reportedly arrived at his residence driving the truck and during the pursuit told him the vehicle was stolen.

Neal has been charged with felony counts of theft by receiving and first-degree criminal mischief. Her bond was set at $10,000.

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