A Keota man is facing several charges after a high speed chase ended in Keokuk County last Tuesday night. Around 9:30pm that night authorities stopped 39 year old Joshua Lynam of Keota on Highway 22 West of Wellman. During the course of the stop, Lynam fled heading in the Westbound direction. Police were able to stop the chase around four miles north of Keota.
He faces charges of driving while suspended and no proof of insurance along with several other traffic infractions. The biggest charge he faces is felony eluding. Charges of operating while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance are currently pending.