Evansville Police arrested ROBERT STONE (40) following an early morning car chase. The incident began around 12:00am when Stone stole a car near the intersection of Heidelbach and Sycamore. A patrol officer saw the car around 2:20am near Vann and Pollack and began following it while waiting for back up.
The driver, later identified as Stone, pulled into the gas station lot at Boeke and Riverside. The officer attempted to stop Stone on the lot, but he drove away. Stone continued to flee until he stopped near Ravenswood and Alvord Blvd. He was taken into custody without further incident.
Stone was charged with auto theft, resisting law enforcement, driving on a suspended license, and unauthorized entry into a vehicle.
Suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.