Man who led chase that ended in the death of Indiana officer sentenced to 30 years
SCOTT COUNTY, Ind. (WHAS11) – A Southern Indiana man who was charged in a police pursuit that resulted in the death of a Charleston, Ind. officer was sentenced to 30 years in prison on March 8 in Scott County.
Benjamin Eads, 35, led Charlestown Police Sargent Ben Bertram on a high-speed chase, killing the officer in late 2018.
Charlestown Chief of Police Keith McDonald read in court one of the 400 letters he’s received since Bertram’s death, it was from an inmate who Bertram had arrested.