Washington Man Arrested After Driving Over 100 mph

Indiana State police say 51-year-old James R. Coy was arrested after troopers attempted a traffic stop.

Posted: Mar 7, 2021 11:19 PM
Updated: Mar 8, 2021 1:25 PM

Indiana State Police say 51-year-old James R. Coy was arrested after troopers attempted a traffic stop.

Coy was driving down I-69 when Trooper Lukeman attempted to stop the 2006 Pontiac for false registration.

The driver refused to stop and accelerated at speeds over 100mph.

Officials say, they discovered a female passenger in the vehicle unconscious, and then administered NARCAN and treated her until EMS arrived.

Troopers discovered Coy had a suspended driver's license and is currently being held in the Pike County Jail on the charges of resisting law enforcement and reckless driving.

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