Harrisburg man arrested after car, foot chase

HARRISBURG, IL. (WJPF) – A Harrisburg man is in custody, two squad cars damaged after a police chase in Saline County.

Officers from the Harrisburg Police Department attempted to pull over 25-year-old Ian Hamilton around 10:40 Wednesday night. Hamilton fled from police, eventually crashing his car into two squad cars on West Ogara Street.

After crashing, Hamilton fled on foot. He was caught in the 600 Block of South Jackson Street.

Hamilton was found with a loaded handgun, 1,300 grams of cannabis, scales, and roughly $2,800 in cash.

At the time of the arrest Wednesday night, Hamilton had an active warrant out of Saline County for violating probation on a previous Aggravated Robbery conviction.

He was taken to the Saline County Detention Center.