Mt. Blanchard Man Arrested Following Pursuit

A Mt. Blanchard man was arrested following an incident that occurred this past weekend

 

The Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reported they were in a vehicle pursuit coming into Hancock County this past weekend . 

 

Wyandot County informed the Hancock County Sheriff’s office that the vehicle had driven down a long lane into a woods on CR 273 where they had lost sight of the vehicle. 

 

It was reported that the suspect was believed to be armed.

 

The suspect was located by a deputy, but he failed to comply with orders and attempted to flee on foot. 

 

A deputy was able to apprehend the suspect and take him into custody.

He has been identified as 23 year old Luke Bowan.

 

He has been charged with improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct. 

 

No injuries were reported to anyone involved.