Police Chase Ends in Arrest of Linton Man

Jasonville Police arrested a Linton man earlier this week after he fled a traffic stop in a stolen vehicle.

Police say that after a brief chase Wednesday, 34-year-old Justin McDonald drove into a wooded area and fled on foot.

He was arrested a short time later.

Police say the SUV he was driving was stolen in Knox County.

McDonald is facing preliminary charges of Theft of a Motor vehicle, Resisting Law Enforcement with a vehicle, Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of Methamphetamine, Driving while suspended with a Prior Judgment, and Possession of Marijuana with a Prior Judgment.