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Driver Flees from Deputies, Apprehended by Canine
December 16, 2016

DATE: Thursday, December 16, 2016
SUBJECT: Driver Flees from Deputies, Apprehended by Canine
RELEASE NUMBER: 2016- NR-102
CONTACT: Lt. Doug Daza
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding

On Friday, December 16th at 12 PM, a canine handler with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff' s Office and Joint Narcotics Task Force attempted to stop a suspect in the area of Columbia St. and 2nd Ave. for a narcotics investigation.

The suspect, later identified as Adra Armstead, fled from deputies on foot to his nearby vehicle. Once in his vehicle, Armstead led deputies on a short pursuit before running a stop sign at 1st Ave. and Delaware St. and crashing into another vehicle. Armstead then attempted to run from the crash on foot, but was apprehended by a canine a short distance away.

The other driver involved in the crash sustained non-life threating injuries and was taken to a local hospital to be evaluated for treatment. Armstead was also taken to the hospital for treatment as a result of the canine bite. He was later transported to the Vanderburgh County Jail and booked on the charges listed below.


Charges:
Dealing Methamphetamine, Resisting Law Enforcement, and possibly other charges to follow
 

Arrested:

Adra Armstead, 37, B/M, Evansville, IN

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Presumption of Innocence Notice: The fact that a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation. The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.

 

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