GIBSON CO. – On Saturday, February 12, at approximately 11:05 p.m., Trooper Hurley was patrolling in Oakland City when he stopped the driver of a 2018 Dodge Journey near Oak Street and 3rd Avenue for driving left of center and failing to signal.
As Trooper Hurley was approaching the vehicle, the driver drove away and continued west on Oak Street before turning south on State Road 57 and reaching speeds more than 90 mph. The driver of the Dodge Journey finally stopped on SR 57 approximately two miles south of SR 168.
The driver and passengers were ordered out of the vehicle. The driver was identified as 19=year-old Logan R. Wiscaver,, of Princeton. The front seat passenger was identified as William D. Smith, 26, of Princeton. A rear-seat passenger was identified as Hayley Williams, 29, of Princeton. A one-year-old boy was also located in the rear seat.
Officers were later able to determine that Smith and Williams were the child’s parents. During a search of the vehicle, officers located a wooden box under the front seat that contained marijuana and a small bag containing suspected methamphetamine. When officers searched Wiscaver, they located a syringe, meth, marijuana, and multiple empty plastic baggies. All three adults were arrested for a variety of criminal offenses and transported to the Gibson County Jail where they are currently being held on bond. Indiana Department of Child Services took custody of the child.
Logan Wiscaver is facing charges of resisting arrest, dealing meth, possession of meth, unlawful possession of a syringe, possession of marijuana, criminal recklessness, and reckless driving.
Both Smith and Williams were arrested on charges of neglect of a dependant, possession of meth and marijuana.
Arresting Officer: Trooper Tanner Hurley, Indiana State Police
Assisting Agencies: Gibson County Sheriff’s Office and Oakland City Police