Man charged after three-county chase

Torvon E. Davis (Provided Photo/Indiana State Police)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A man police say led them on a three-county chase has been charged in Marion County.

Torvon Davis,23, was charged with auto theft, resisting law enforcement, two counts of criminal recklessness, battery by bodily waste, theft and resisting law enforcement.

The chase began in Putnam County shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday, after a Putnam County deputy saw the suspect vehicle speeding and driving recklessly. Police say the vehicle was believed to have been stolen from a car dealership in Illinois overnight.

The pursuit reached speeds of 120 mph on I-70. Davis exited at West Street in downtown Indy. Stop sticks caused Davis to hit a Ford Taurus. The Taurus crashed into a woman riding a bicycle. The bicyclist was taken to the hospital with leg and back main. The driver of the Taurus was treated at the crash scene for cuts.

During the process of his arrest, Davis spit in an IMPD officer’s face. Davis will appear in court on July 9.

 

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