HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) — The United States District Court Western District of Kentucky indicted a 39-year-old Owensboro felon accused of carjacking victims while trying to flee arresting officers.

Police say Adam Carter was indicted on two counts of Carjacking, two counts of Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Crime of Violence and Possession of Firearm by a Prohibited Person.

Officers arrived at Burlew Boulevard on April 13 to serve a warrant when they say an armed man, later identified as Adam Carter, ran away from police and led them on a pursuit.

Carter was arrested after trying to carjack two separate vehicles, according to the Owensboro Police Department.

Adam Carter was booked into the Daviess County Detention Center on charges of:

  • Robbery 1st Degree (2 Counts)
  • Possession of Handgun by Convicted Felon
  • Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree (On Foot)
  • Disorderly Conduct 2nd Degree
  • Criminal Trespassing 3rd Degree
  • Possession of Marijuana