|Published:||Sep 13, 2012 11:39 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Sep 13, 2012 11:42 PM EDT|
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers Police arrested a man who led them on a chase before crashing his car Thursday afternoon.
It all started as a traffic stop. Police say Isaac Dickerson was stopped in a black Honda Accord at Thomas and Fountain streets for a traffic violation.
Midway between the stop, police say he shut the door and took off, nearly running over an officer's foot.
A pursuit began that lasted about 2-3 minutes, reaching speeds up to 45 miles per hour. The pursuit eventually ended between Douglas and Price Avenues, just off Martin Luther King Blvd.
That's when police say Dickerson got out of the vehicle and ran. He was stopped a short distance away and taken into custody.
Police say Dickerson faces a long list of charges including Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, Reckless Driving and Fleeing and Eluding Police.
They're waiting to look at dashcam video to confirm exactly how this all happened and if he will face any other charges.
Police told WINK News that they only begin pursuits when it involves a felony such as this.
- 10 whales dead, dozens stranded in Everglades
- Suspect in custody after Orlando-area school shooting
- 'Hazmat situation' determined not suspicious
- Support for smack cam victim grows, victim responds
- Water main break blocks Hancock Bridge Pkwy near US 41
- Alamo gun range set to open in February in Naples
- Toddler apparently drowned in canal
- Woman charged with DUI, crashing into school bus
- Grace Church's worm farms help students with special needs
- New marina, dry boat storage facility in Cape Coral