Greene County, IN

103 mph Greene Co. pursuit leads to arrest, injures trooper

GREENE COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A Pendleton Indiana man was taken into custody following a pursuit on I-69 at speeds in excess of 100 mph. According to Indiana State Police, the chase began when a trooper clocked a Lexus SUV going 103 mph in a 70 mph zone near the 97-mile-marker of I-69 Wednesday afternoon. […]
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Greene County Pursuit Leads to Arrest

State Police arrested a Pendleton man following a chase that began in Greene County. 48-year-old Brian Anthony Hauke fled a traffic stop on I-69 for driving 103 miles an hour. Hauke later crashed his car and fled on foot, and was eventually apprehended. He faces charges of Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle; Possession of Methamphetamine; Operating a Vehicle While Impaired with a Controlled Substance with a Prior Conviction; Reckless Driving; Driving While Suspended with a Prior Charge; Possession of Paraphernalia; and Resisting Law Enforcement.

Driver Arrested on Multiple Charges After Clocked at 103mph on I-69

A multi-county high speed chase on I-69 and the arrest of the driver led to injuries to an Indiana State Trooper. Around 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, Trooper Caleb Garvin observed a white Lexus traveling northbound at a high rate of speed around mile marker 97 in Greene County. Trooper Garvin’s radar clocked the car at 103 mph. The driver identified as 48 year old Brian Anthony Hauke of Pendelton, Indiana failed to stop when Trooper Garvin activated his lights and continued driving north into Monroe County at a high rate of speed. Hauke exited I-69 onto SR 37 where he crashed onto the shoulder and came to stop. Hauke then exited his car and attempted to run from the officer. Trooper Garvin was able to run down Hauke and detain him. The struggle resulted in Trooper Garvin sustaining a shoulder injury, but he was able to detain Hauke until other officers arrived at the scene. Hauke was found to be driving on a suspended license and having outstanding warrants from Hamilton, Hancock, and Marion Counties. He also admitted to consuming controlled substances for several days prior to his arrest. Hauke and Trooper Garvin were both transported to area hospitals.

Greene County man killed in Monday afternoon crash

GREENE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Bloomfield man is dead after a Monday afternoon crash. It happened around 4:30 on State Road 45 near I-69. The crash killed 22-year-old Morgan Apple. A Bloomington man was also hurt. The crash remains under investigation.

Greene County woman killed in State Road 45 head-on crash

GREENE CO. – A Bloomfield woman died Monday in a head-on crash on State Road 45, just south of I-69 in Greene County, according to the sheriff’s office. Police say 22-year-old Morgan Apple, was driving south on State Road 45 just south of I-69 at around 4:30 p.m. in a 2014 Kia Soul when she collided head-on with a northbound 2016 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck driven by 68-year-old Jeffrey Euler, of Bloomington.

PACE CAA Involved with Community Action Agency Month

May is Community Action Awareness Month, and PACE Community Action Agency is using that to increase awareness of their programs. PACE CAA serves individuals in Knox, Daviess, Greene, and Sullivan counties. PACE CAA chief operating officer Tai Blythe says education is the key, since many don’t know about PACE’s assistance...

Press release: Bloomington Trooper Arrests Man Following Pursuit

The following press release was sent to the Bloomington by the Indiana State Police Thursday:. Greene County – On Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at approximately 4:50 p.m., Trooper Caleb Garvin was patrolling I-69 around the 97 Mile Marker when he observed a white Lexus SUV traveling north at a high rate of speed. Trooper Garvin was able to confirm his suspicions of the vehicle’s excessive speed by utilizing his radar that the vehicle was traveling 103-mph in a 70-mph zone. As Garvin attempted to stop the white 2018 Lexus SUV. The male driver, later identified to be Brian Anthony Hauke, failed to stop for Trooper Garvin and continued northbound on I-69 at a high rate of speed as it entered Monroe County.

New local initiative to help keep your pets safe

GREENE COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - According to the American Humane Association, one out of every three pets will go missing at some point in its life. Now one local county is ensuring this never happens to your dogs and cats. The Greene County Humane Society is offering six free microchip...