Local News

Two arrested after police chase

Photo Supplied/Fort Wayne Police Dept.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Two people were arrested early Thursday after a police chase.

Our Partners in News at ABC 21 say the chase began around 12:30 a.m. near East Rudisill Boulevard and South Hanna Street after an officer noticed a car he believed had a stolen license plate on it.

When the officer tried to stop the car, the driver took off, taking police to Autumn Lane by Oxford Street before he fled. The passenger, a woman, went to the ground. Police eventually found the driver, Christopher Zerler, in the ground between some bushes in McMillen Park.

The passenger, Bandy Howard, told officers that Zerler pulled out a gun while they were driving and put it behind her seat.

Zerler is facing charges of felon carrying a handgun, possession of methamphetamine, using a vehicle to resist law enforcement, fleeing law enforcement and leaving the scene of an accident.

Howard is facing a charged of possession of methamphetamine. She also had an active warrant out for her arrest.

Related posts

Michigan men sentenced for defrauding Fort Wayne dentist


Two Injured in DeKalb Collision

Dean Jackson

Nathan’s and Curtis hot dogs recalled after metal found in packaging

Brooklyne Beatty

Leave a Comment