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Vermillion County Deputy Injured After Pursuit

Detectives from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post have been requested by Vermillion County Sheriff Mike Holtcamp to investigate an officer-involved shooting incident that took place on February 24, 2023, at approximately 7:15 p.m., on State Road 71 at County Road 700 South near Dana, IN.

At approximately 6:55 p.m., a pursuit entered into the state of Indiana from Danville, Illinois.  Officers with the Danville Police Department attempted to stop a passenger vehicle due to a traffic violation.  The passenger vehicle disregarded the emergency lights, not stopping for the officers, and a pursuit then ensued entering into the state of Indiana.  Danville officers requested information on the license plate of the pursued vehicle and discovered the owner of the vehicle was wanted for attempted murder.

The pursuit entered Vermillion County, Indiana, on State Road 32 traveling southbound on State Road 63 into the town of Newport. It continued onto several county roads leading to State Road 71, until the pursued vehicle became disabled and came to a stop on State Road 71 near County Road 700 South, at a residence near Dana, Indiana. Several police agencies from Indiana had joined in the pursuit.

For the full article, see the March 1 edition of the Parke County Sentinel.