EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – The man accused of leading Evansville police on a chase and then holding them at bay in an hour-long standoff made his first court appearance on Friday.
Jeffery Currie appeared in Vanderburgh Superior Court, where a judge ordered him to be held without bond and to return to court on December 27.
Police said Currie led them on a chase Thursday afternoon that ended near Fountain and Fulton Ave.
They said that’s when Currie ran into a house and refused to come out.
After about an hour, police used tear gas to go in and get him.
(This story was originally published on December 20, 2019)