Wanted man arrested in Clinton County following police pursuit


Jordyn Prater (Photo By Clinton County Jail)

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. — Police arrested a man wanted on active arrest warrants after he led them on a pursuit in Clinton County, according to the Franklin Police Department.

At around 7:30 p.m. Friday, Frankfort police found 23-year-old Jordyn Prater, of Mulberry, in a vehicle in the 2100 block West Holiday Road.

When Prater noticed the officers, police say he drove off and led them on a chase.

Sheriff deputies from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office aided in the pursuit.

In an effort to elude authorities, Prater drove into a muddy field, where his vehicle became immobile, according to FPD.

Deputies quickly apprehended Prater and took him into custody in the area of 500 North and 400 East.

FPD and the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office have requested the following charges:

  • Dealing methamphetamine
  • Possession of methamphetamine
  • Resisting law enforcement
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Driving while suspended/prior  
  • Reckless driving
  • Aggressive driving
  • Criminal mischief
  • Possession of paraphernalia
  • Clinton County Warrant
  • Tippecanoe County Warrant

Prater was taken to the Clinton County Jail, where he will await formal charges by the Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office.

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