A 30-year-old Davenport man is behind bars after police say he led an Iowa State Trooper on a chase that ended when his Jeep acquired caught in a chain-link fence.
Ronald Hanchett faces felony fees of eluding, second-degree felony mischief, and third-degree possession; and misdemeanor fees that embrace disobeying a visitors management gadget, third-degree possession, seat-belt violation, leaving the scene of an accident, possession of drug paraphernalia, interference with official acts, and driving whereas barred.
Shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday, an Iowa State Trooper noticed a darkish blue Jeep fail to cease at a cease gentle on the intersection of Locust and Essential streets, Davenport, an arrest affidavit says.
The automobile had fled from Bettendorf Police earlier than that, the affidavit says.
The trooper chased the Jeep and, through the pursuit, noticed the automobile commit a number of visitors violations together with dashing (going greater than 25 mph above the velocity restrict on 14th Road,) disobeying a visitors management gadget, improper lane utilization, going the flawed method on a one-way road, leaving the roadway and leaving the scene of a crash.
The Jeep additionally struck a truck and trailer, and hit the aspect rear of the trailer and the entrance driver’s nook of the truck.
The pursuit ended when the motive force did not make a proper flip and acquired caught on a chain-link fence on Division Road and West 9th Road,
Hanchett then took off on foot and was apprehended, the affidavit says.
Hanchett had a barred driving standing, and a number of warrants together with one from a previous visitors cease the place he took off on foot as a passenger.
Officers searched the Jeep and chilly see drug paraphernalia inside. Hanchett admitted to utilizing marijuana, methamphetamine and cocaine.
He complained of issue respiratory and was transported to Genesis Medical Middle – East Campus. After he was cleared from Genesis he was taken to Scott County Jail, the place he’s being held on a complete $40,900 bond.
He’s set to seem Aug. 11 in Scott County Court docket.