Johnson County man arrested after police chase that injured officer

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GREENWOOD, Ind. (January 14, 2014) – An officer was slightly injured after his car went into a house on the city’s south side Tuesday morning.

According to Johnson County dispatch, they received a call of a suspicious and possibly intoxicated driver on State Road 135 at around 4:25 a.m.

A Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to stop the vehicle shortly thereafter.

A vehicle pursuit ensued and the chase went north on State Road 135 to County Line Road, and eventually the vehicle lost control at Railroad Rd and Stop 11 in Marion County.

Cameron Harmon was taken into custody. When asked why he fled, police said Harmon responded that he did not have a license and that the car was stolen.

According to the police report, officers searched Harmon’s vehicle and located numerous possible stolen items, including a GPS, two police lights, a Samsung hard drive, a collapsible baton, a pair of Oakley’s sunglasses, a black leather glove, an empty black leather holster and a leather bag containing business supplies. Harmon then allegedly admitted to stealing the vehicle.

The Bagersville Police Department was able to confirm the police lights were stolen from a BDP vehicle overnight.

Harmon was transported to the Johnson County Jail.

The officer who wrecked during the pursuit in the 8500 block of Royal Meadow Dr, just north of County Line Road, only sustained a slight injury and taken to the hospital.

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