Edmond Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 10:20 am
By: News 9


EDMOND, Oklahoma -- A 19-year-old is taken into custody after fleeing from Edmond Police.

At 1:53 a.m. Tuesday morning an Edmond Police Officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a black Ford Explorer for a headlight out at 2nd Street and Vista Lane. The suspect, 19-year-old Riley Rhinehart, fled the scene leading Officers on a chase.  

Officers followed Rhinehart through parts of Edmond as he reached speeds up to 110 mph, running several red lights.

Stop sticks were deployed at Pennsylvania Avenue and the pursuit ended just East of Western on Waterloo.

Rhinehart received minor injuries when he was pulled from the vehicle and taken to the ground. He is being charged with Felony Eluding an Officer, Obstructing an Officer, and Driving Under Suspension.

He was booked into the Edmond jail, then taken to Oklahoma County jail.