A Bowling Green man has been arrested and faces auto theft charges as well as facing previous charges as a fugitive from Tennessee.
According to a press release from the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, a deputy responded to the 800 block of Pine Grove Church Road around 10 am today, after a caller advised a vehicle had been abandoned in a nearby driveway and the male driver fled towards the woods.
Deputies said they discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen from Warren County by Bowling Green Police Department. A neighboring property owner reported they discovered a man lying in the back of a pickup truck asleep and covered in oil, and that the man fit the same description as who was witnessed fleeing from the vehicle, according to the release.
Law enforcement reportedly made contact with Patrick Ingram, (40) of Bowling Green, who allegedly claimed he received the car from someone else and it ran out of gas. The Sheriff's Office reported that during the arresting process, Ingram attempted to flee on foot and became extremely combative when the deputy detained him. Officers credited a civilian on scene who assisted in helping to get Ingram in cuffs, where Ingram allegedly continued to fight with law enforcement.
Ingram was arrested on scene and charged with:
Ingram was lodged in Hart County Jail. Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Brownsville City Police. Additional charges against Ingram are expected from Bowling Green City Police.