Driver accused of leading chase, passenger accused of assisting a criminal

Joseph Hudson Amanda Duckett
MARSHALL COUNTY, Ind. - A driver was arrested after he allegedly led police on a chase in Marshall and St. Joseph counties, according to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office. A passenger in his vehicle was accused of assisting a criminal.

On Saturday, deputies tried to pull over a vehicle near the intersection of U.S. 30 and Oak Drive.

When the vehicle refused to stop, a pursuit began, reports said.

The suspect vehicle allegedly drove northbound in the southbound lanes of U.S. 31, eventually driving into St. Joseph County.

The driver, identified as Joseph Hudson, eventually stopped the vehicle but then ran from it, reports said.

He was captured shortly after running from the vehicle.

Deputies discovered Hudson had a suspended license, a felony warrant for his arrest, and a valid protective order preventing contact with a passenger in the vehicle he was driving, according to reports.

Hudson was taken to the Marshall County Jail for his arrest warrant and on the charges of resisting law enforcement, reckless driving, and invasion of privacy.

Hudson was given a $5,000 cash bond for his new charges.

A passenger in his vehicle, identified as Amanda Duckett, was also arrested and taken back to Marshall County on the charge of assisting a criminal.

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