Attempt to serve a warrant ends in acquitted murder suspect's arrest

Darius Printup

An acquitted murder suspect has been arrested yet again for several drug and weapons-related charges.

Posted: Mar. 20, 2018 12:00 PM
Updated: Mar. 20, 2018 12:17 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — An acquitted murder suspect has been arrested yet again on several drug and weapons-related charges.


Officers were attempting to serve an arrest warrant on Darius Printup Monday afternoon for a prior drug case.
They attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle he was driving. Printup refused to stop and continued to drive at slow speed for a short distance. Printup finally came to a stop in the 2100 block of Bridgewater Circle where he was arrested without incident.

Officers found a loaded handgun, 227 grams of spice, and over $1000 in cash.

Printup was transported to the Tippecanoe County Jail where he was arrested for the following charges:
  -Resisting law enforcement with a vehicle
  -Possession of a handgun without a license
  -Dealing in a synthetic drug
  -Possession of a synthetic drug
  -Possession of paraphernalia

Printup was acquitted of murder in July and has been arrested four times since.

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