Overnight Chase ends with Crash, Evansville Man Arrested


Vanderburgh County – Tuesday night at approximately 11:00, Trooper Tyler Widner was patrolling in the area of Riverside Drive and Judson Street when he attempted to stop the driver of a black 2006 Chrysler 300 for failing to signal, making a U-turn and driving left of center. The driver turned south onto Governor and reached speeds of 80 mph before turning east on Sweetser. The driver continued to drive at a high rate of speed before turning south on Shadewood. The driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree when he attempted to turn west onto Prosperity Avenue. The driver, Tyrone Brevard, 29, was not injured and was taken into custody without further incident. Trooper Widner detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage on Brevard and conducted several field sobriety tests. Further investigation revealed Brevard was impaired and had a blood alcohol content of .12%. Brevard was arrested and taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.