(ANGOLA) - An Angola man was arrested Saturday night following a police pursuit.
The Steuben County Sheriffs Department says they were called to a gas station in the southern part of the county just before 9:00pm for a report of a suspicious person in the store.
Before police got there, the suspect left the store driving a Gold 1995 Toyota Camry.
The vehicle was spotted by a deputy heading west on Waymire Road west of County Road 150 West.
According to a Sheriffs Department news release, the deputy tried to stop the vehicle but the driver continued driving on Waymire to Menges Road.
The vehicle then went west on Fox Lake road and then North on Golden Lake Road. The Sheriffs Department says speeds during the pursuit were between 50 and 55 miles an hour and the suspect vehicle went left of center on Golden Lake Road.
The pursuit ended just short of U.S. 20 when the driver stopped and was taken into custody.
Angola Police had set up stop sticks in an attempt to deflate the tires on the vehicle but the pursuit did not get that far.
There was also a woman and a juvenile passenger who were later released from the scene.
26-year-old Keith Allen Cobb was taken into custody. He was booked into the Steuben County jail and charged with:
Resisting Law Enforcement with a vehicle- Level 6 Felony Resisting Law Enforcement- Class A Misdemeanor Driving while Suspended- Class A Misdemeanor Possession of Hypodermic Needle- Class B Misdemeanor As well as outstanding Warrants from another county.
The case remain under investigation by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office
Assisting the Sheriff Office were Angola Police, Indiana State Police, Hamilton Police, Hudson Police and Steuben County Communications.
26-year-old Keith Alan Cobb was arrested Saturday night following a Steuben County chase. Photo courtesy of the Steuben County Sheriffs Department.