Suspect with felony warrant fled from Evansville Officer in early morning hours.


Around 1 am on today’s date EPD Officers responded to a vehicle, red Chevy Trailblazer, containing suspicious subjects on the lot of Neighborhood Walmart (2500 N First Ave). Officers approached the vehicle and made contact with the driver. The driver of the Trailblazer hid his hands from officers and refused to show them. The suspect driver then fled from the stop at a high rate of speed. Officers lost sight of the suspect’s vehicle 1 minute after the pursuit was initiated and terminated pursuit. A short time after terminating officers located subjects from inside the vehicle and through investigating learned that the suspect driver was Christopher Masterson, 26. Masterson has two active warrants, one of which is a felony warrant. Masterson has not been located at this time.