Suspect arrested after foot chase in Franklin subdivision

Nicholas Owens was arrested Wednesday afternoon. (Source: Franklin Police Department)

Franklin police officers arrested a suspect after a foot chase in a subdivision on Wednesday afternoon.

Nicholas Owens, 18, had been on the run after allegedly fleeing from police during a drug investigation in November.

He is also accused of leaving the scene of a crash on Tuesday night and leading officers on a pursuit in his car and on foot.

On Wednesday morning, police got a tip that Owens was at a home on Jeanette Place in the Maplewood subdivision. When officers arrived, Owens allegedly jumped out of a window at the home.

Police were able to capture Owens after they saw him jumping over the fence in a backyard on Shadycrest Lane.

Owens is being held on a $29,500 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 25.

Owens is facing the following charges: Evading arrest in a motor vehicle Three counts of evading arrest on foot Failure to report a crash Two counts of leaving the scene of a crash Driving without a license Possession of drug paraphernalia Failure to appear Unlawful possession of a legend drug

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