Unlicensed Driver Arrested After Pursuit

Unlicensed Driver Arrested After Pursuit

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A 30-year-old Seymour man was arrested on Saturday after a pursuit by Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies.

The driver was taken into custody and was identified as 30 year old Jeronimo Pop Pop of Seymour, IN. Mr. Pop had never been issued a driver’s license.

Pop was arrested for operating while never licensed, a class C Misdemeanor and Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle a Level 6 Felony. 

Pop is being held without bond in the Jackson County Jail pending his initial hearing.

On Saturday at approximately 8:43 AM Reserve Deputy Scott Davis attempted to stop a 2004 grey GMC Envoy for speeding on County Road 700 East just south of County Road 800 North.

The vehicle would not stop for Davis’ emergency lights. The driver then turned and continued westbound on County Road 800 North.

Davis then activated his siren along with the emergency lights but the driver of the vehicle still refused stop. The vehicle continued westbound on County Road 800 North until it finally stopped just east of County Road 575 East.

 

Davis was assisted by Reserve Deputy James Murphy and Deputy Rob Henley, both of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department.