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Fulton County man arrested after 12-minute police chase

PERU, Ind. – Indiana State Police on Thursday arrested a man who led them on a 12-minute chase that traveled through county and neighborhood roads.

36-year-old Brandon King of Rochester was arrested after a State Trooper observed that he was driving northbound on CR 850 W at a high speed and failed to stop at a stop sign while turning onto CR 600 N.

A State Trooper got behind King's vehicle and activated their sirens to pull him over.

State Police chased after King for approximately 12 minutes before he came to a stop near Virginia Street and Old SR 17.

King got out the car and fled on foot through a wooded area but was apprehended within minutes.

King has warrants out for arrest in Fulton and Marshall Counties.

King’s charges are as follows:

  • Resisting Law Enforcement – Vehicle (Level 6 Felony)
  • Resisting Law Enforcement – On Foot (A Misdemeanor)
  • Possession of Marijuana (B Misdemeanor)
  • Reckless Driving (C Misdemeanor)
  • Marshall County Warrants – Burglary and Failure to Appear
  • Fulton County Warrant – Possession of Marijuana
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