KNOX COUNTY, Ind – Saturday afternoon (11/30/19) around 4:30 p.m. Vincennes City Police attempted to stop a stolen pickup truck, but the driver refused to stop.
The driver eventually lost control and drove into a field.
He continued to try to evade police by driving in reverse until the vehicle became stuck.
The driver who was later identified as 27-year-old John Koonce of Bridgeport, Illinois fled on foot for about a quarter mile before being apprehended.
He is facing multiple charges.
Arrested and Charges:
John H. Koonce, 27, Bridgeport, IL
Theft, Class 6 Felony
Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle, Class 6 Felony
Resisting Law Enforcement, Class A Misdemeanor
Reckless Driving, Class C Misdemeanor
Aggressive Drive, Class A Misdemeanor
Arresting Officer: Master Trooper Gary Goodman, Indiana State Police