Owensboro Man Arrested Following Police Chase Late Sunday Night

Arrest followed 6 mile pursuit when chase ended in car crash.

Posted: Dec 7, 2020 7:31 AM

An Owensboro man remains in Daviess County Jail following a police pursuit late Sunday evening.

Daviess County Sheriff's Office said that 32-year-old Joseph Horn of Owensboro is facing charges of DUI, Evading Police, Wanton Endangerment, Reckless Driving, Meth Trafficking, and other charges.

On December 6th, before 11PM, a sheriff deputy attempted to pull Horn over for a traffic stop near the intersection of New Hartford Road and East Byers Ave.  Horn didn't stop and a police chase took place for 6 miles.

Horn crashed into a ditch at the intersection of East Parrish Ave and Leitchfield Road in Owensboro and tried to run away on foot.  Deputies caught up to Horn and he was arrested without incident.

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