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Fugitive Captured in Harrisonville

Public Information Officer:
January 20th, 2022
Major Kevin Tieman,
Cass County Sheriff’s Office

12-21-18The Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Harrisonville Police Department worked to capture Jeremiah T. Denson, 28, Pleasant Hill, on Friday. Denson was taken into custody without incident near the intersection of Mechanic and Price Street in Harrisonville around 3:00 pm.

Denson is a person of interest in numerous vehicle thefts around the area in the past weeks. Today Denson was charged with stealing 6 vehicles between December 11 and December 21, 2018. He has also been charged with the burglary of a house in the 24000 block of E. 267th St. Harrisonville.

Denson was the subject of a large multi-jurisdictional manhunt on December 16th west of Harrisonville. Cass County Deputies chased Denson in a stolen vehicle on I-49 north of Harrisonville. Denson fled on foot in the area. Law enforcement agencies from Peculiar, Harrisonville, Lee’s Summit, and Missouri State Highway Patrol searched the area for several hours with two K9 teams and the assistance of Kansas City Police Helicopter. Denson has been charged with Resisting Arrest by Fleeing in that incident.

<p”>Denson’s bond on these charges was set at $50,000 10% cash only.

Denson is being held in the Cass County Jail on the additional following warrants:

  • Cass County
    • Burglary, Property Damage, Stealing – Bond $10,000 10% cash only
    • Domestic Assault, Property Damage – Bond $4000 10 % cash only
  • Jackson County
    • Failure to Appear – Bond $2500
  • Pleasant Hill
    • Obstruction Failure to Appear – Bond $200
    • Failure to Appear – Trespassing – Bond $100

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