An escaped convict lead Indiana State Police on a chase through Washington and Scott Counties this afternoon.
Today at around 2:15 pm, a trooper from the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg began to initiate a traffic stop on a tan Nissan Altima on State Road 56 near Salem for a traffic violation.
When the trooper got behind the tan Nissan Altima he noticed it matched the description of a vehicle that he had received information on a couple of days earlier that could be driven by or occupied by an escaped convict out of the state of Kentucky.
As the trooper turned on his emergency lights the vehicle pulled into a driveway then it fled east on State Road 56.
As the trooper pursued the fleeing vehicle it travelled into Scott County and then turned south on Boatman Road in Scott County.
Shortly after turning south on Boatman Road the driver of the vehicle pulled off of the road and the driver and female passenger fled into a wooded area. A perimeter was established by officers and shortly after this both of the subjects were taken into custody.
No one was injured and no vehicles were damaged during the pursuit.
Driver and escapee from Kentucky, Anthony Ray White, 49, from Mt. Washington, KY. He was wanted from the state of Kentucky for Escape and his Indiana charges are Fleeing Law Enforcement.
Passenger, Kelly Ann Dooley, 40, from Mt. Washington, KY. She was charged with Escape from the state of Kentucky and with Fleeing Law Enforcement in Indiana.
All information about both subjects Kentucky charges must be obtained from the Kentucky State Police.
Both subjects were incarcerated at the Scott County Jail awaiting their first court appearance in Indiana and extradition to Kentucky.