Evansville Police arrested 34 year old RONNIE SANDERS on multiple charges following a short car chase. The incident began around 8:00am on Saturday morning
Police attempted to stop SANDERS after he fired a handgun several times during an argument in the 1500 block of Irvington Ave.
A 911 caller gave a description of SANDERS’ car when he left the scene. Officers spotted the car near Broadway and Barker and attempted to pull him over.
SANDERS sped away, but quickly lost control and struck a utility pole. He was taken into custody after a brief standoff. A stolen handgun was found in the car.
SANDERS was convicted of armed robbery in 2004 and is prohibited from possessing a firearm. He is also a habitual traffic violator.
SANDERS was arrested for:
CT I Theft- Receiving (L6)
CT II Possession of a Firearm by Felon (L4) CT III Resisting Law Enforcement (L6)
CT IV Operating vehicle as HTV (L6)
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