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An Evansville man was arrested last night on charges of auto theft.

The driver was identified as Andrew Shane, 28, of Evansville.

He was arrested for Auto Theft, a Level 5 Felony, Resisting Law Enforcement, a Class A Misdemeanor and for Driving While Suspended, a Class A Misdemeanor.

Shane was taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.

Last night at approximately 7:12, Trooper Eaton was patrolling in the area of Columbia Street and Main Street when he spotted a 2009 Dodge Caliber that had been reported stolen.

Trooper Eaton followed the vehicle until additional units from the Evansville Police Department arrived to assist with the traffic stop.

A traffic stop was initiated at Denby Avenue near Cherry Street.

The driver of the vehicle initially stopped, but then the driver continued to drive south at a slow rate of speed until the vehicle was blocked by Indiana State Police.

The Evansville Police Department assisted in this arrest.