On Friday October 6, 2023 at approximately 6PM, Frankfort Police were called to the 900 block of Walnut Avenue for a report of theft. Once on scene officers, conducted an investigation by speaking to the victim and alleged suspect. While an officer was talking to the suspect, he fled running north through traffic on Walnut Avenue and then McKinley Avenue putting himself and officers a high risk of being struck by passing vehicles. A foot pursuit ended with the suspect being struck with a conducted energy device while trying to climb a dirt berm off Monon Street. It was effective. He was transported to the jail after medical clearance.
Once he was officially identified, 25-year-old Gerardo Grimaldo Perez of Logansport was found to be wanted out of Cass County for violation of probation for larceny. He was arrested locally for resisting law enforcement.
The theft is still under investigation.

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