Tuesday afternoon, February 21, at approximately 5:02 p.m., Trooper Hurley observed a four-wheeler traveling at a high rate of speed east on River Road approaching Main Street in Patoka.

The rider of the four-wheeler disregarded the stop sign at the intersection and continued south on Main Street.

Trooper Hurley recognized the rider as Riley Hill, 23, of Patoka. Trooper Hurley activated his emergency lights and attempted to stop the four-wheeler, but Hill failed to stop and continued south at a high rate of speed.

Hill eventually left the roadway on the west side and rode through a field toward Hudson Road.

Trooper Hurley eventually found Hill hiding in a nearby junkyard. Hill was arrested without further incident and taken to the Gibson County Jail. He was later released after posting bond. The four-wheeler was also located and towed.

Arrested and Charges:

  • Riley Hill, 23, Patoka, IN
  1. Resisting Law Enforcement, Level 6 Felony
  2. Driving While Suspended, Class A Misdemeanor

Arresting Officer: Trooper Tanner Hurley, Indiana State Police

Assisting Agency: Gibson County Sheriff’s Office