Bates County Sheriff makes arrest after Pursuit

From the Desk of Bates County Sheriff Chad Anderson

On 3/4/21 at approximately 410pm a deputy observed a black Ford Ranger being driven by a subject who has an active No Bond warrant out of Vernon County. The driver identified as Carl A Bogart, 1/30/83 began to flee the deputy when he initiated a traffic stop.

The pursuit traveled on the gravel roads west of I49 and 52 west highway. During the pursuit Mr. Bogart showed no regard to innocent people by passing a number of innocent drivers and even a school bus. At times reaching speeds of over 100mph.

At county road 9001 and V Highway a deputy deployed the Grappler System. The truck began to skid across the road and struck the ditch, overturning and coming to rest on its side.

Mr. Bogart is well known to area law enforcement and has even made threats to kill Lector, the K9 that apprehended him the last time. Lector assisted deputies in extracting Mr. Bogart from the vehicle this time also.

Mr. Bogart has an extensive criminal history involving drug possession and fleeing/resisting arrest. On 4/7/20, Mr. Bogart was found guilty or pleaded guilty again to resisting arrest and drug possession given 4 year sentence and then 5 years of probation.

Mr. Bogart was transported to the Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment of his injuries. One deputy received minor injuries during the arrest. When released he will be transferred to the custody of Vernon County Sheriff’s Office. Additional charges from today’s events will be forwarded to the Bates County Prosecutors Office.