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Police Chase Ends in Drug Arrest

(Michigan City, IN) - A motorcycle chase in Michigan City led to the capture of an alleged drug dealer.


The incident happened early Tuesday morning on the city’s near north side. At around 3:35 a.m. officers observed a motorcycle without a license plate in the 400 block of East 10th Street. When the biker refused to stop, a chase ensued westbound. According to police, the motorcyclist fell off the bike near Grant Avenue and fled on foot. Officer found him not far away hiding behind a garage.


The rider was identified as 48-year-old John Lowry of Michigan City. Police allegedly found drugs and paraphernalia in his possession. He was charged with dealing methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a syringe and marijuana, as well as resisting law enforcement.


Lowery was issued a $50,005 bond. He is scheduled to appear before a judge on November 1.

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