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Hundreds arrested or cited during Scheid Diesel Extravaganza weekend

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Law enforcement in Terre Haute were busy this weekend. Extra patrols were put into place surrounding this weekend’s Scheid Diesel Extravaganza.

Saturday night, Indiana State Police were called to a large crowd and fight at Fourth and Hulman. One person was injured and they were still looking for the suspects.

Troopers were also called the the scene of a vehicle rollover where one person was arrested for a DUI. Multiple vehicles were also searched with a K9 that resulted in many arrests.

Overall there were 320 traffic citations issued this weekend and there were nine DUI arrests made.

The 2015 Indiana State Police results were:

  • Traffic Citations: 320
  • Traffic Warnings: 562
  • Seatbelt Citations: 81
  • Vehicle Crashes Investigated: 1
  • Child Restraint Citations: 2
  • Truck Citations:105
  • Suspended Driver Citations: 21
  • DUI arrests: 9
  • Criminal Arrests: 36 Misdemeanor and 12 Felony
  • Drug Arrests: 7
  • Police Services: 117

In comparison, listed below are the 2014 and 2013 ISP results:

2014

  • Total Traffic Citations Issued: 167
  • Driving Under the Influence Arrests: 9
  • Traffic Warnings Issued: 338
  • Motor Vehicle Crashes Investigated: 3
  • Criminal Arrests: 27
  • Seatbelt Citations: 55
  • Portable Breath Tests Administered: 56
  • Truck Citations: 75

2013

  • Total Traffic Citations Issued: 538
  • Driving Under the Influence Arrests: 13
  • Traffic Warnings Issued: 669
  • Motor Vehicle Crashes Investigated: 5
  • Criminal Arrests: 47
  • Seatbelt Citations: 258
  • Portable Breath Tests Administered: 123
  • Truck Citations: 116

The 2013 thru 2015 criminal arrests were for miscellaneous drug and alcohol violations and persons wanted on warrants.

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