Dr. Robert Allen speaks with reporters after the hearing Friday (Becky Campbell/Johnson City Press)
A Johnson City physician who led police on a high speed chase with a loaded gun, a machete and marijuana in his vehicle in June pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity this morning in a Washington County court.
Dr. Robert C. Allen was ordered to undergo outpatient evaluation and necessary treatment, after which his case would be resolved. A judge set at March 14 court date to determine compliance.
Allen, 63, 117 Brentwood Dr., was charged with charged with reckless driving, drug possession, a weapons violation and vandalism in the June 9 incident. He was wearing nothing but a bathrobe and underwear at the time. After the chase, Dr. Robert C. Allen emerged from his Brentwood Drive home with a bicycle horn in one hand and an American flag in the other, honking and marching in front of his garage.
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