Hopkinsville Man Charged With Fleeing From Police

A Hopkinsville man was charged after he fled from police as they investigated a disturbance on Greenville Road Saturday afternoon.

Hopkinsville Police say they were called to Greenville Road for a disturbance involving 21-year-old Jordan Wheeler and before they arrived he had left the area.

Wheeler was reportedly located at his home on East 1st Street Extension by Christian County Sheriff’s Deputies inside a vehicle and he fled when they yelled his name.

He was apprehended by a police K-9 on East 7th Street. During the investigation, Wheeler was allegedly found to have a large amount of marijuana on him and active warrants for non-payment of fines.

He is charged with first-degree fleeing or evading police, possession of marijuana, and tampering with physical evidence.