The story

The chase began with a stolen plane from a Canadian flight school, meandered through three states with U.S. fighter jets hot on the trail and forced the evacuation of the state Capitol in Wisconsin.

It ended about seven hours later in a Midwestern town of 360 people inside a general store off a narrow dirt road -- with the suspect sipping on a Gatorade, waiting to be cuffed.

"He just came in, got a Gatorade, tried to get a beef jerky, didn't have enough money, went over and sat down and just kind of watched people come and go," said Tammy Bailey of Simmons Grocery & Hardware in Ellsinore in southern Missouri. Read full article »

CNN's Jeanne Meserve, Adam Levine, Andrew Spencer and Mike Ahlers contributed to this report.

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