A chase of a man who is accused of trying to break into a pharmacy ended in Washington County.
Shannon Martin is facing charges of resisting law enforcement and attempted burglary after he allegedly tried to break into “The Drug Store” on North Luther Road with an ax on Sunday night.
Martin fled and during the chase Floyd County Deputy Joel White crashed his patrol car into a tree.
He was not seriously injured.
The burglary and chase are still being investigated.
New Year’s Quit Kits available
Written by Administrator
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 09:53
In recognition of New Year’s resolutions to give up cigarettes, Washington County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition is offering free New Year’s quit kits as well as encouraging people who smoke to contact their physician for counseling. Anyone who is ready to quit can get their quit kit by contacting Rhonda Mills, Washington County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coordinator at the Hoosier Hills PACT office at 883-3318 or enrolling in the Washington County Health Department free cessation program (883-5603).