inmate Corey Akons

Corey Akons

A Terre Haute man faces multiple charges after a foot chase with police Tuesday afternoon.

Corey A. Akons, 34, was booked into the Vigo County Jail on a warrant for domestic battery, a Level 6 felony; and misdemeanor charges of resisting law enforcement, driver never licensed, invasion of privacy and a traffic charge of disregarding a red light.

An Indiana State Police trooper said he was on Third Street near Margaret Avenue in Terre Haute when a vehicle ran the red light at the intersection and had a near miss with the trooper’s car. The trooper pulled Akons over, but Akons jumped out of the vehicle and ran.

Police searched for Akons for three hours before locating him at an apartment complex. ISP said Akons tried to flee again, but he was Tased and apprehended.

Assisting were officers from Terre Haute, West Terre Haute and Vigo County Sheriff’s Office.

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