OPD: Police chase ends with a crash

Posted by Rachel Folz

An Owensboro man was arrested Thursday night after police say he stole a car led them on a chase.

Police say they got a call just after midnight about a suspicious person in the area of Delray and Baybrook.

Officers tried to pull the suspect over at Carter and Fifth, but they say he sped up and eventually crashed into a tree.

Robert Lane, 21, is charged with burglary, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, and fleeing or evading police.

Police say he also stole numerous items from parked cars in the area.