Owensboro Man Flees Deputies During A Traffic Stop

Daviess County Deputies dispatched to Highway 231 for a reckless driver on Tuesday

Posted: Jul 10, 2021 7:07 PM

Around 2am, Deputies located,the vehicle heading northbound on 4800 block of New Hartford Road. DCSO states the car was swerving multiple times and appeared to be DUI driver. When conducting a traffic stop, the driver fled in the vehicle.

The pursuit continued until the vehicle struck another car on East 15th Street. That is when the suspect then fled on foot.

In the vehicle, deputies found methamphetamine, LSD, and an assortment of pills.

After further investigation, DCSO arrested 32 year old Tyler Dearmond. 

Deaarmond faces charges of evading police, trafficking a controlled substance, reckless driving, as well as other charges.

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