Suspect taken into custody after chase, manhunt

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — A man was taken into custody after an hours-long manhunt Monday morning in Clinton County after a police chase in Boone and Clinton counties.

Around 9 a.m., police took 27-year-old Kenneth Snowden Jr. into custody. Snowden, from Lebanon, was taken to Whitestown.

The chase began around 5 a.m. in Boone County on I-65 when an officer stopped Snowden for reckless driving. Snowden reportedly stopped initially, but then took off, leading police on a chase that reached speeds of 100 mph. Police say Snowden left I-65 around State Road 28.

Snowden crashed the pickup into a ravine, and then ran from police, according to the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department. A resident called police to report seeing someone they thought might be Snowden, and investigators were able to take him into custody.

In all, seven police agencies were involved. Nobody was injured.

It wasn’t immediately clear what charges Snowden would face, but he was wanted out of LaPorte County for a warrant related to a firearms offense.

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