The Hillsboro Police Department has released the following information:
At approximately 10:13 p.m. an officer with the police department attempted to make a traffic stop in the area of the 300 block of East Main Street. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and a subsequent vehicle pursuit began, eventually leaving the corporation limits and ending on Beechwood Lane. Tommy Brockman, 41, of Hillsboro, was arrested and transported to the Highland County Justice Center. He was charged with resisting arrest, fleeing and eluding and other related charges.
The police department investigated a crash in the 1500 block of North High Street. John Stoner, of Kettering, was traveling southbound in a vehicle on North High Street near the entrance to Liberty Park. Michelle Belfy, of Highland, was stopped in the southbound lane waiting to make a left turn into Liberty Park when her vehicle was struck by Stoner, who was unable to stop his vehicle in time. Stoner attempted to brake and swerve to avoid a collision, causing his vehicle to travel left of center and strike a third vehicle operated by Wyatt Condo, of Hillsboro. Minor damage was reported for both the Stoner and Belfry vehicles, while the vehicle operated by Condo received functional damage with air bag deployment and had to be towed from the scene. No injuries were reported at the time of the crash. Stoner, 47 of Kettering, was cited for assured clear distance ahead.