Terre Haute man arrested after overnight pursuit

A man is arrested and accused of leading officers on an overnight chase through Terre Haute.

Posted: Nov 30, 2017 10:50 AM
Updated: Nov 30, 2017 12:35 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A man is arrested and accused of leading officers on an overnight chase through Terre Haute.

Police attempted to pull over Devonce Whitesides for a traffic stop. That's when police say Whitesides drove off.

At one point police say Whitesides even drove head on towards the officers during the chase. His car came to a stop around South 9th Street in Terre Haute.

Police say there were open alcohol bottles in his car and there was a strong odor of marijuana.

Whitesides remains in the Vigo County Jail. He is charged with criminal recklessness, resisting law enforcement, reckless driving and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

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