Fentanyl, Firearms Seized After Short Vehicle Pursuit with Indiana Juvenile


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ANDERSON, IN –  A juvenile led police on a chase Monday after a driver reportedly fled from Indiana State Police.  

According to reports it happened at 10:13 p.m., when Troopers from the Indiana State Police Pendleton District were patrolling the area of Forkner Street and 13th Street in Anderson, Indiana.  An Indiana Trooper noticed a black Dodge Charger with an expired license plate and initiated a traffic stop.

Troopers report when emergency lights were activated, the driver of the Dodge immediately exited the vehicle and ran on foot.  That’s when a juvenile inside the vehicle got behind the wheel as the car remained in gear and allegedly tried to avoid officers, eventually coming to a rest at a dead end inside an apartment complex and police were able to apprehended the juvenile.  

A search of the Charger revealed 67 grams of Fentanyl pills, along with a loaded 5.56 caliber semi-automatic rifle with a 45 round magazine and a loaded .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol.  

The juvenile was taken into custody, however this investigation is still ongoing.  


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