Update from the Speedway Police Department regarding two recent, separate pursuits:
- Tuesday, 9/1/2015: In response to various discussion on social media regarding police presence near Whitcomb Ave at 18th Street and Speedway Drive in the evening, the following is a response from Capt. Jason Dierdorff: “They were shoplifters from Kohl’s and a short pursuit ended in the neighborhood. Apprehension was made on the female.”
- Wednesday, 9/2/15: At approximately 2:30 P.M., Speedway Police attempted to stop a motorist for a traffic infraction. The driver immediately attempted to flee by vehicle and then he and a passenger both fled on foot from the 1700 block of Christopher Lane. Speedway K9 Officer Tom tracked the two individuals into a backyard at 1724 Norfolk and they were both taken into custody without further incident.