Evansville Man Arrested After Stealing Vehicle

(EVANSVILLE) – Thursday night, an Evansville man was arrested after an Indiana State Trooper arrested him for driving a stolen vehicle.

At approximately 7:12 p.m., an ISP trooper was patroling in the area of Columbia Street and Main Street when he spotted a 2009 Dodge Caliber that had been reported stolen.

The trooper followed the vehicle until additional units from the Evansville Police Department arrived to assist with the traffic stop.

A traffic stop was initiated at Denby Avenue near Cherry Street. The driver of the vehicle initially stopped, but then the driver continued to drive south at a slow rate of speed until the vehicle was blocked by Indiana State Police.

Andrew Shane

The driver was identified as 28-year-old Andrew Shane, of Evansville. He was arrested on charges of auto theft, resisting arrest and from driving a vehicle while his driver’s license was suspended.

Shane was taken to the Vanderburgh County Jail where he is currently being held without bond.

The Evansville Police Department assisted in this arrest.