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High speed chase leads to arrest

May 19, 2017


Timothy ApplegateOn Thursday May 18, 2017 Patrolman Bryant attempted to stop Timothy Applegate for an outstanding warrant near the intersection of US 30 and Redwood Road. A high speed pursuit ensued lasting over 14 minutes and entered into St. Joseph County. Several times speeds reached well over 100 mph.


Mr. Applegate`s vehicle eventually broke down and a foot pursuit ensued. The officer was able to chase down Mr. Applegate and take him into custody. Mr. Applegate had a felony warrant out of St. Joseph County, a misdemeanor warrant out of Marshall and was operating on a suspended-prior license.


He has new charges of Resisting Law Enforcement with a vehicle, a felony, and several misdemeanor charges. He has a $10,000 cash bond on the new offenses.


Marshall County Police were assited by numerous agencies including Walkerton Police, Lakeville Police, St. Joseph County Police and Indiana State Police.


Readers are reminded that charging information supported by an affidavit of probable cause is merely an allegation that a crime has been committed and that there is only probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. They are presumed innocent throughout the proceedings and are entitled to be represented by counsel and entitled to a trial by jury at which the State is obligated to provide proof beyond a reasonable doubt before a judgment of guilt may be made.