Man arrested after pursuit in La Porte County

LA PORTE, Ind. – A man has been arrested after a chase with police in La Porte County early Saturday morning.

According to police, the man committed two traffic infractions on US 35 headed southbound.

The man was pulled over, but sped away after an officer stepped towards his vehicle.

A pursuit ensued that ended at the intersection of Pine Lake Avenue and Lincolnway after tire deflation devices punctured the tires of the vehicle, reports say.

According to the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office, the man was taken into custody and a large amount of Marijuana was located nearby on the ground.

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the case.

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