Greencastle man arrested after chase

On Saturday 8/20/2016 at approximately 11:14 AM Greencastle Police were dispatched to the Greencastle Inn located at 1233 S Bloomington St in reference to a disturbance. Prior to arrival Officers noticed a truck leaving the Inn, that was possibly involved in the disturbance. Officer Lee attempted to stop the driver of the truck that was later identified as Joe Person age 40 of Greencastle. After Officer Lee attempted to stop the truck, Person fled from Officer Lee reaching speeds of 80 mph. The pursuit continued southbound on US 231 passing Putnam County Hospital where Deputy Matt Biggs joined in the pursuit. The pursuit ended on US 231 South at which time Person continued to resist officers. Person refused orders from officers which resulted being tasered by Deputy Biggs. Person was charged with several drug related charges, and booked in the Putnam County Jail.

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