Evansville man arrested after car chase

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – An Evansville man wanted on a probation revocation warrant fled from deputies in a stolen vehicle Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 12:32 PM Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office deputies assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force as well as members of the Evansville Police Department and Indiana State Police attempted to conduct a felony traffic stop at Southeast Riverside Drive and Chandler Avenue.

The driver and sole occupant, Zachary Tyler Young, was driving a stolen vehicle. Upon attempting to stop the vehicle, Young fled at a high rate of speed. After a police pursuit, Young continued to resist arrest as he was pulled from the vehicle.

After Young was taken into custody, deputies and officers located forty grams of suspected synthetic cannabinoids and 1.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine.

Young was treated at an area hospital for injuries sustained during the arrest and later lodged in the Vanderburgh County Jail.

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(This story was originally published on January 31, 2020)

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