Elkhart man arrested Friday on multiple charges after leading authorities in car and foot chase
ELKHART, Ind.—The Indiana State Police in a joint effort with other local law enforcement agencies arrested two Elkhart men Friday after one allegedly led police on a car and foot chase.
Around 2:25 p.m., Indiana State Police Trooper Aaron Price tried to pull over a black 2007 Toyota that had been reported stolen from Goshen.
Price, who had his emergency lights and sirens on followed the Toyota speeding away into a field.
The Toyota became stuck in a ditch shortly after fleeing from the trooper.
The driver of the vehicle, 23-year-old Nicholas Myers of Elkhart fled on foot.
Treyvon Mitchell, 22, of Elkhart remained on scene and obeyed the commands of Trooper Price.
Methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana were found in the Toyota, according to Indiana State Police.
Shortly thereafter, a black 2018 Ford was reported as stolen on the 53000 block of Pheasant Ridge.
Officers from the Elkhart Police Department investigating the matter searched Parke Place Estates where the stolen Ford was found.
Myers led Elkhart Police and State Troopers in a foot chase who found him in a shed and took him safely into custody around 7:00 p.m. on the 25000 block of Rex Street.
Myers was arrested for preliminary charges of:
- Two counts of Motor Vehicle Theft
- Resisting Law Enforcement
- Leaving the Scene of a Crash
- Possession of Methamphetamine
- Possession of a Narcotic
- Possession of Marijuana
The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department, Elkhart Police and Goshen Police helped in the pursuit and arrest of Myers.