For Immediate Release
Jan. 21, 2020
A Kansas City man has been charged with resisting arrest and DWI after he caused a crash at 47th and Raytown Road injuring the driver in another vehicle and a 3-year-old passenger in the vehicle, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced today.
Miguel Ayala, dob: 9/18/1987, faces Resisting Arrest and Driving While Intoxicated.*
According to court records, Kansas City police were dispatched to the area of 51st and Hedges in Kansas City and observed a man sitting in the driver’s seat of a Chevrolet Tahoe. A woman there said he had attempted to strike her with the vehicle. Officers pursued the suspect, who refused to stop and failed to observe a posted stop sign. The suspect’s vehicle reached high rates of speed and placed the public in danger. At 47th and Raytown Road, the suspect’s vehicle struck a gray 2005 BMW. The driver of the BMW was injured, as well as a 3-year-old child in the vehicle, who was in a child safety seat. The defendant acknowledged he had been drinking and a test of his blood showed an elevated alcohol level.
Prosecutors requested a bond of $100,000.
For more information, contact:
Director of Communication
Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office
Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor
Work : (816) 881-3812
Mobile: (816) 674-3954
*Charges are only accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until the defendant is either found guilty or has pleaded.