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UPDATE: Wanted man who led police on chase arrested

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Courtesy LaGrange County Sheriff's Department Courtesy LaGrange County Sheriff's Department
Courtesy LaGrange County Sheriff's Department Courtesy LaGrange County Sheriff's Department

Police in Lagrange County have arrested a wanted man who led officers on a late-night chase Friday night.

The Sheriff's Department said a deputy tried to stop a maroon Pontiac Grand Prix for speeding on County Road 100 east near County Road 300 North. Police said the driver turned out to be a wanted man, Jason Adkins.

The deputy attempted to catch up with Adkins who hit multiple trees and fence posts in the area of 1635 East 400 North.

Police reported Adkins ditched the car and two passengers and ran into a swamp.

Officers found several items in the car associated with manufacturing meth.  Both passengers in the car were arrested on meth charges.

Police say Adkins turned himself in, Sunday.

He is currently at the LaGrange County Jail.

This investigation has revealed that Mr. Adkins may be staying at various locations in LaGrange, Noble, and Steuben Counties in Indiana as well as locations in Hillsdale County Michigan.

 

As of the time of this incident Adkins has bleached his hair blonde, has a goatee with a thin patch in the middle of his chin that is also bleached blonde, and may have minor injuries associated with the crash.

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