Merrillville man arrested after pursuit with a semi-truck

TIPPECANOE COUNTY – Friday morning, Indiana State Troopers were patrolling US 231 near County Road 600 North, where they attempted to stop a 2015 Kenworth being driven by Dimitri Robinson, 43, from Merrillville, IN, for a traffic violation. Robinson failed to stop, and troopers initiated a pursuit northbound on US 231.

The pursuit continued northbound to the intersection of US 231 and State Road 18, where the Kenworth came to a stop. Robinson was safely taken into custody and transported to Tippecanoe County Jail, where he is being held on the count of resisting law enforcement with a vehicle – a Level 6 Felony.

All subjects are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.