Police Chase Through Two Area Counties Ends With Two People in Jail


PIKE AND DAVIESS COUNTIES - A police chase in southern Indiana ends with two people behind bars.

Indiana State Police arrested two men Tuesday night after a police chase in Pike and Daviess Counties.

According to ISP, a State Trooper clocked a car going 116 MPH on I-69 in Pike County. The Trooper tried to pull the car over, but the driver refused to stop. The car crossed into Daviess County and hit speeds of more than 150 mph before the driver lost control and crashed into a concrete wall.

The driver, Benjamin Harrison, and his passenger, Jason Joseph, got out of the car and ran away. Both men were arrested and taken to the Daviess County Jail. Harrison is charged with resisting law enforcement and reckless driving; Joseph is charged with resisting law enforcement.