SEYMOUR –At approximately 10:52 a.m this morning, a Seymour Police officer attempted to stop a Chevrolet Avalanche driving west on Tipton Street near the center of Seymour.
The vehicle had been stolen in Lafayette, Indiana. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle. The vehicle then fled west as additional Seymour Police Department units arrived in the area.
As the vehicle continued out of city limits, various items were thrown from the vehicle. Several of these items were later recovered and tested positive as meth.
The vehicle struck stop sticks prior to entering Brownstown on US 50 as various surrounding agencies assisted in bringing the pursuit to a close.
As a result of this incident, Brandi Nichole Houser, of Brownstown was placed under arrest and charged with possession of stolen property, resisting law enforcement, and possession of meth.
The driver, Derek Lee Goodman was arrested on charges of possession of stolen property, resisting arrest by fleeing in a vehicle, possession of meth, dealing in meth, and possession of a narcotic drug. Goodman’s photo was not available.
Both were remanded at the Jackson County Jail and the vehicle involved was impounded for return to the owner.
The Seymour Police Department was assisted by The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department and Brownstown Police Department.