Illinois man facing charges after police said he led them on chase in a stolen truck

Vincennes Police said John Koonce did not stop when police tried to pull him over in a stolen GMC pickup truck. Police eventually caught him after he crashed and took off on foot.

Posted: Dec 1, 2019 10:38 PM

KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - An Illinois man is facing a slew of charges after police said he led them on a chase in a stolen truck.

Vincennes Police said John Koonce did not stop when police tried to pull him over in a stolen GMC pickup truck.

Indiana State Police eventually joined the chase.

Police said Koonce eventually lost control and crashed into a field.

They said that's when Koonce started running, but police caught him.

Koonce was taken to the Knox County Jail where he is being held on bond.

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