James W. Long

James W. Long

Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies tried to pull over a van last night on Interstate 65, but the driver refused to stop, according to police reports.

After receiving a call about an erratic driver, a deputy noticed the van weaving into the breakdown lane and the back into traffic around 9:50 last night. After a short chase, and the help of Edinburgh police and Indiana State Police, the vehicle was stopped.

The driver, 52-year-old James W. Long of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, was arrested on a preliminary charge of fleeing law enforcement in a vehicle.