A Kettering man who escaped authorities outside his workplace earlier this week following a chase was apprehended Thursday after he reported to work.
Ricky Cain Jr., 39, was arrested at M.H. Eby Trailers about 4:30 p.m, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. He was taken to Tri-County Regional Jail.
Cain had a warrant out for his arrest in Madison County on an assault charge. He is now additionally charged with failure to comply, a third-degree felony.
Cain was reportedly spotted about 4:25 p.m. Tuesday driving a red Ford Focus on U.S. Route 42 on the bridge above Interstate 70, according to a report from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
The suspect was swerving and looking in his mirrors, according to the report.
A deputy turned on his lights and siren after identifying the suspect, and Cain fled north into oncoming traffic.
A motorist was run off the roadway trying to avoid collision with Cain, the reported stated.
Specifically, at the intersection of U.S. 42 and State Route 29, a motorcyclist with a commercial truck traveling behind it ran off the roadway to avoid a crash with Cain, the deputy said.
Cain also ran a red light at the same intersection. The chase reached speeds up to 80 mph and Cain was reportedly driving in both lanes.
The chase ended at M.H. Eby Trailers on State Route 29. Cain drove into the business lot, got out of the vehicle and fled on foot.
Deputies gave chase, and Cain ran into the warehouse to the rear of the trailer lot and into a bean field. West Jefferson police then arrived with the K-9 unit.
Responding officers and the K-9 were unable to find Cain in the fields.
Cain was found in his car outside Eby’s Thursday, according to Lt. John Swaney of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. He was arrested without incident.
Brandon Semler can be reached at 740-852-1616, ext. 1615 or via Twitter @BrandonSemler.
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