HARRODSBURG - A Junction City man led police on a foot chase in and out of traffic Thursday when police say he attempted to cash a forged check at a local bank. In addition to the 11 charges against him, police say more charges are pending.
At 4:15 p.m., Harrodsburg police said someone from Farmers Bank on Colton Drive called about a man attempting to cash a forged check. Robbie C. Caldwell II of 95 Airport Road in Junction City jumped out of a vehicle and fled the scene on foot when officers arrived at the bank.
Officers chased Caldwell through traffic, and, after apprehending him, discovered he had outstanding warrants in Boyle County.
Several checks were found in the vehicle Caldwell fled from, and police say more were found inside his hotel room after a search warrant was obtained.
Caldwell is charged with four counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, five counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, and first-degree fleeing and evading police. He also is charged with receiving stolen property valued less than $300 and having two outstanding Boyle County warrants. Police say additional charges are pending.