The St. Ann Police are under fire after they chased down a college student, who they believed to be a man with 17 arrest warrants. It turns out that he was the wrong person all along.
According to KMOV, Joseph Sink was in his car being chased by police, when he crashed the vehicle in an attempt to flee.
The site reports that the cops were looking for Anton Simmons, and found out, after the incident, that the right person had been taken into custody.
“They ended up grabbing him [Swink], tossing him to the ground, and were trying to handcuff him,” said St. Ann Police Chief Aaron Jimenez. “All the sirens and lights were going off. It was very loud and they couldn’t hear anything the citizen was saying.”
Swink is an accounting student at UMSL with no criminal record and was on his way home from…
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