Update posted at 11:15 a.m.:
Kyle R. Williams
Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center
A Lawrenceburg man is behind bars after he allegedly tried to evade police early Thursday morning.
Greendale Police say around 3:30, Sgt. Kevin Turner attempted to stop a car for erratic driving on U.S. 50 at Short Street.
Kyle R. Williams, 26, then led officers on a chase through downtown Lawrenceburg down Short Street, New Street, High Street, Ash Street, back to High Street, the wrong way on Williams Street, and finally ending when the car blew a tire while speeding over railroad tracks near the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center.
Williams then attempted to flee on foot. Lawrenceburg K9 Officer Jacob Jump and his dog Newby tracked and took Williams into custody near the Lawrenceburg Fire Department on Center Street.
Williams was treated for dog bites at Dearborn County Hospital before he was booked into jail.
He is charged with Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle (D felony) and Resisting Law Enforcement (A misdemeanor). Police cited him for Unsafe Lane Movement, Driving Left of Center, 14 counts of Disregarding a Stop Sign, Speeding in an Urban Zone, two counts of Disregarding a Traffic Signal, Driving While Suspended, and False and Ficticious License Plate.
Assisting Greendale and Lawrenceburg police were the Aurora Police Department, Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department, Indiana State Police, and Lawrenceburg Emergency Rescue Unit.
Original story posted at 6:37 a.m.:
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - A police pursuit came to an end in Lawrenceburg this morning and officers did not have to take the suspect far to get to the jail.
It began in Greendale around 3:30 when Sgt. Kevin Turner tried to stop a vehicle for erratic driving.
The suspect sped away and led officers through downtown Lawrenceburg at speeds of 70 MPH.
It turned into a foot pursuit when the suspect hit railroad tracks at Williams Street, blew a tire, then bailed.
Lawrenceburg K9 officer Newby tracked down and took the suspect into custody near the Lawrenceburg Fire Department on Center Street.
The suspect’s name could be released by Greendale Police later today.