Center Police arrest suspect after Oct. 30 chase in car and on foot

CPD K-9 Elliott catches Troy Anderson after he flees officers

Center Police arrested Troy Anderson on multiple charges, including evading arrest, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, a drug change and more after a high speed chase and foot chase on Tuesday, Oct. 30, Center Police officials announced Tuesday, Nov. 6.

On Oct. 30, at approximately 7:45 a.m. Sgt. Knowlton, of the Center Police Department, conducted a traffic stop on Arcadia Road with a vehicle for a traffic violation.

During the traffic stop the driver of the vehicle was identified as Troy Anderson who Knowlton knew had an active outstanding parole warrant for his arrest.

After instructing Anderson to exit his vehicle, Anderson placed his vehicle in drive and sped away from the scene, Knowlton said. Pursuit of the vehicle was then conducted with the pursuit ending on Shelby County Road 1490 after the suspect vehicle became stuck in a ditch.

Anderson then fled on foot and was apprehended a short time later by K-9 Elliott, police said. Suspected methamphetamine was later recovered from the suspect’s vehicle and a firearm- that was reported as stolen out of Timpson was recovered after it was removed from Anderson's right hand by K9 Elliott.

Anderson was subsequently arrested and booked into the jail for the following charges:

  1. Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG1>=1G<4G

  2. Evading Arrest/Detention w/ a Motor Vehicle

  3. Tampering/Fabricating Physical Evidence w/ Intent to Impair

  4. Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon

  5. Parole Warrant


Additional charges are expected in this case, according to Center Police officials.

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