(La Porte County, IN) - After a Saturday morning police chase, La Porte County police finished the day strong with another hot-pursuit arrest.
Just after 5:00 pm, La Porte City police officers tried to pull over a vehicle on Pine Lake Avenue.
The driver fled, and Sheriff’s deputies gave chase.
The vehicle made it to I-94 and drove westbound before exiting at SR 249 near Bass Pro Shop. After hitting stop sticks deployed by Portage Police, the vehicle went a few more miles before stopping near Burns Harbor. In all, the chase covered more than thirty miles.
The driver, 37-year-old Thomas Baskin of Chicago, was wanted for a parole violation. He now faces an additional felony and five misdemeanors.
Baskin is being held at the La Porte County Jail without bond.