Police take suspect into custody with help from police drone and K9s
Fort Wayne Police detectives tried to stop a driver who was wanted on several felony warrants around 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday. A high-speed pursuit followed after the driver refused to stop.
In the area of Adams Center, Road and Wilson Lane police officers deployed stop sticks and a vehicle drove off the roadway with at least one deflated tire, reports Wane.com.
The suspect got out of the car and continued to flee on foot. With the help of a police drone and K9s, the police were able to locate the suspect and he was eventually taken into custody in a nearby field.
Alexander Turner, 28, was jailed on charges of felony Resisting Law Enforcement in a Vehicle, misdemeanor Resisting Law Enforcement on Foot, misdemeanor Reckless Driving, and fugitive felony warrants.
Two other people were present in the SUV but according to the police they were merely bystanders and will not be charged.
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