Drugs found after motorcyclist crashes near Angola

ANGOLA, Ind. (WOWO): A brief pursuit with a motorcyclist led to something more in Angola.

The Angola Police Department says an officer tried to pull over a Harley-Davidson for speeding around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The driver did not pull over and instead tried to flee the officer, according to the Angola Police Department.

The pursuit continued on U.S. 20 near I-69 to County Road 650, where the driver, 30-year-old Andrew Fitch, lost control and laid the motorcycle on its side.

Fitch was uninjured, but police reportedly discovered about 80 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana, paraphernalia and a large amount of cash.

He was booked into Steuben County Jail on the following charges:

  • Resisting Law Enforcement with a vehicle, Level 6 Felony
  • Possession of Marijuana, B Misdemeanor
  • Possession of paraphernalia, C Misdemeanor
  • Dealing in Methamphetamine, Level 2 Felony
  • Possession of Methamphetamine, Level 3 Felony

Fitch also had a warrant out of DeKalb County, according to police.


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