Huntington Man Arrested on Numerous Charges After Vehicle Pursuit

Huntington Man Arrested on Numerous Charges After Vehicle Pursuit

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Yesterday, a vehicle pursuit led to the arrest of James Hill, 33, Huntington, IN.

He was incarcerated in the Grant County to face criminal charges for resisting law enforcement with a motor vehicle, obstruction of justice, and driving while suspended with a prior conviction.

He also had an active arrest warrant out of Madison County for failure to appear on a theft charge.

Yesterday at approximately 1:23 a.m., Indiana State Police Trooper Edward Titus initiated a traffic stop on a Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck, on State Road 22 near I-69 for disregarding a red light and having an inoperable license plate light.

The driver of the Chevrolet, later identified as Hill, allegedly did not stop and led the trooper on a vehicle pursuit.

The chase ended when Hill stopped the Chevrolet on Jackson Street near County Road 1000 West, in Delaware County. Hill was taken into custody without further incident. 

Further investigation revealed that Hill was driving with a suspended driver’s license with a prior conviction. Hill also had an active arrest warrant for failure to appear for theft out of Madison County. 

Titus was assisted by the Gas City Police Department, the Grant County Sheriff’s Department, and the Cloverdale Police Department.