Local Man in Jail after Fleeing Police
Austin Williams was arrested and charged with Resisting Law Enforcement, Criminal Recklessness, Reckless Driving and Aggressive Driving. the arrested occurred after a chase early Sunday morning in Huntingburg.
Huntingburg Police tried to stop 20-year-old Austin Williams on a traffic violation but he failed stop and a pursuit ensued zigzagging through Huntingburg, beginning on Main Street and continued down several Huntingburg roadways including 8th, Washington and Van Buren Streets in addition to Church Avenue ending on Bretz Street when the vehicle went airborne. Williams allegedly exited the vehicle and fled on foot, leaving behind an injured female passenger.
The female passenger was taken to Memorial Hospital. Williams initially eluded police but was arrested 12 hours later.