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Police pursuit on US 41 ends in arrest

A Gary man faces multiple charges after leading police on a pursuit outside of Morocco.

Posted: Mar 11, 2019 4:48 PM
Updated: Mar 11, 2019 8:30 PM

NEWTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Gary man faces multiple charges after leading police on a pursuit outside of Morocco. According to the Newton County Sheriff's Office, on Sunday around 8:00 p.m. police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on US 41 just south of Morocco. 

The vehicle started to pull over but then continued northbound on US 41 showing no signs of stopping. The vehicle eventually ran out of gas on US 41 and 157th Avenue in Lake County. The driver identified as 30-year-old Javis D. Hall of Gary was taken into custody without any incident. Police also discovered his two daughters, ages 4 and 8 were also inside of the vehicle. Hall was also found to be in possession of a controlled substance.

Hall was transported to the Newton County Jail on probable cause for Reckless Driving, Criminal Recklessness with a motor vehicle, Resisting Law enforcement with a motor vehicle, child endangerment, and possession of a controlled substance.

The children were released to their mother.

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