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Washington Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police

Last updated on Sunday, January 13, 2013

(WASHINGTON) - On Friday night, at approximately 10:20 p.m., Indiana State Trooper Jarrod Lents stopped the driver of a 2001 Daewoo on County Road 150 South at State Road 57 for making several unsafe lane movements.

The driver was identified as Kaleb Wilson, 20, of Washington. While Trooper Lents was in his patrol car writing a citation, Wilson exited his vehicle and fled on foot.

Trooper Lents chased Wilson for approximately a half a mile through muddy fields and a wooded area before finally catching him.

Wilson continued to resist, but was taken into custody. Further investigation revealed Wilson was under the influence of marijuana.

He was charged with resisting law enforcement, a Class A misdemeanor and driving while impaired, a Class A misdemeanor,

Wilson is currently being held in the Daviess County Jail on a $4,000 bond.

Also assisting at the scene was ISP Trooper Jarrod Lents.

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