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Johnson City doctor enters insanity plea from police chase that ended with horn, American flag

December 13th, 2013 12:22 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City doctor enters insanity plea from police chase that ended with horn, American flag

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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