Bulletin Staff Report

Police said a motorist who fled from a traffic stop early Friday morning was caught and arrested in connection with a vehicle burglary that had just occurred.

John Walker, 32, was booked into the Brown County Jail on charges of burglary of a vehicle and evading arrest with a motor vehicle, police and jail officials said. He also faces a traffic violation.

Lt. John Harper said patrol officer Zane Taylor tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation shortly after midnight. After a brief pursuit near the courthouse, the suspect left his vehicle and went into an apartment on North Fisk, where he was caught, Harper said.

Police found tools, believed to have been taken in an earlier vehicle burglary, in the suspectís vehicle, Harper said.