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Man on the run arrested in Clinton County after police chase

Police caught Jordyn Prater after he tried to escape them by driving through a muddy field.

Posted: Feb 22, 2020 7:26 PM

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Frankfort police were able to catch a man with multiple arrest warrant after he fled from them in a car. Officers found 23-year-old Jordyn Prater of Mulberry Thursday evening.

Officers said they were familiar with Prater and knew he had active arrest warrants. They found him in a car on the 2100 block of Holiday Road. He then led police on a pursuit out into the county

This isn't the first time Prater has taken police on a car chase. As we previously reported, he escaped from officers in Tippecanoe County on January 22nd. The Dayton Town Marshall and LPD officers believed Prater was on his way to harm someone with a gun last month.

On Thursday, Prater drove into a muddy field in an attempt to escape, but his car got stuck and police were able to catch him in the area of 500 North and 400 East. Deputies from the Clinton County Sheriff's Office assisted in the pursuit.

Prater is facing nine different preliminary charges and warrants in Tippecanoe and Clinton Counties. His preliminary charges include dealing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, resisting law enforcement, possession of marijuana, driving while suspended/prior, reckless driving, aggressive driving, criminal mischief, and possession of paraphernalia.

The photo linked to this story is from a previous arrest.

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