WARRICK COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) — An overnight police chase spanned two southwestern Indiana counties on Thursday.

Kunze

Officers with the Chandler Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle with no license plate just before 1 a.m. Police say the vehicle refused to stop and Newburgh Police and the Warrick County Sheriff’s Office pursued the vehicle into Evansville, where they were assisted by EPD. Stop sticks were deployed by the Warrick County Sheriff’s Office that brought the vehicle to a stop at Jennings Street in Newburgh. Both the driver and passenger were taken into custody without further incident.

The driver, identified by police as Austin Kunze, 24, of Evansville, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Resisting law enforcement, Level 6 felony
  • Possession of methamphetamine, Level 6 felony
  • Possession of marijuana, Class B misdemeanor
  • Possession of paraphernalia, Class C misdemeanor
  • Reckless driving, Class C misdemeanor
Miller

The passenger, identified by police as Bryce Miller, was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Possession of methamphetamine, Level 6 felony
  • Possession of marijuana, Class B misdemeanor
  • Possession of paraphernalia, Class C misdemeanor

The Warrick County Sheriff’s Office say they are still investigating the incident, and more charges are possibly pending.

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