3 arrested in Gibson County after fleeing from police with 1-year-old in vehicle
OAKLAND CITY, Ind. (WISH) — Two men and a woman were arrested late Saturday night after going more than 90 miles per hour while fleeing from police in Gibson County with a 1-year-old in the vehicle, Indiana State Police said Sunday.
The chase started when an officer stopped a Dodge Journey near the intersection of Oak Street and South 3rd Avenue in Oakland City at approximately 11:05 p.m., according to police. That is about 20 miles northeast of Evansville.
The driver of the Journey, 19-year-old Logan Wiscaver, of Princeton, drove away as the officer was approaching and turned south on State Road 57. He traveled about 7 miles on State Road 57 before stopping south of State Road 168.
Police say William Smith, 26, and Hayley Williams, 29, both of Princeton, were in the Journey with their 1-year-old son.
Officers found marijuana and meth when they searched the vehicle.
Marijuana, meth, empty baggies and a syringe were found on Wiscaver.
He is charged with resisting law enforcement, dealing meth, possession of meth, possession of a syringe, possession of marijuana, criminal recklessness and reckless driving.
Smith and Williams are charged with neglect of a dependent, possession of meth and possession of marijuana.
ISP says Department of Child Services took custody of the child.