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Monday September 23, 2019

foot pursuit arrest

Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:36 PM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

A man was arrested during a foot pursuit yesterday in Michigan City.

According to state police.......a vehicle was pulled over for a traffic violation

in the area of U.S 20 and Indiana 212.

The passenger took off on foot.......

Just over ten minutes went by......before the suspect was captured.

33-year old David Whitney is in the LaPorte County Jail.

He's charged with resisting law enforcement and battery to a police officer.

Police say he struck the trooper in the jaw.

The trooper was looked over at the hospital but was OK.

Whitney is from Coloma Michigan......

He's also being held on an outstanding warrant out of Michigan.




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