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Farmer Helps ISP Nab Fleeing Driver
Friday May 02, 2014 7:22am
Kosciusko County

By: Jim Measel

(KOSCIUSKO COUNTY) - A farmer helped Indiana State Police capture a man last week in Kosciusko County as he tried to flee. State Police Lieutenant and Bremen Post Commander Chad Larsh was driving to a meeting in Kosciusko County when an erratic driver caught his attention. He tried to stop the vehicle but lost sight of it. He found it a few minutes later parked in a driveway in Etna Green. Larsh spotted the driver running through a farm field.

As he followed the suspect, Larsh got word a farmer plowing the field offered to help him out. After Larsh was picked up, the farmer drove Larsh through the field to the suspect where the man surrendered.

The suspect was identified as 41-year-old Jacob P. Miller of Plymouth. State Police say Miller admitted he got scared when he saw the police car because he was on probation and had a suspended driver’s license. Miller was arrested for resisting arrest and driving while suspended.



The arrest was photographed from the air by ISP Master Trooper Dan Ringer who happened to be flying his personal aircraft in the area at the time.
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