A Danville, Illinois man was arrested following a traffic pursuit on Interstate 74.
Just after 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Trooper Thomen and Probationary Trooper Howell were on a traffic stop on I-74 eastbound near the 27 mile-marker. A 2008 Toyota Sienna driven by Mayowa Adebiyi, 36, from Danville, Illinois, failed to move over or decrease its speed for a stationary emergency vehicle. Officers caught up to the Toyota and attempted to initiate a traffic stop. The Toyota failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated eastbound on I-74.
Troopers continued the pursuit eastbound to the 39 mile-marker on I-74, where deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office had tire deflation devices set up across the interstate. The Toyota came to a stop before hitting the tire deflation device. Adebiyi was safely taken into custody and transported to Montgomery County Jail.
He faces charges of resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, a Level 6 felony and operating a vehicle without ever obtaining a license, a Class C Misdemeanor
Troopers were assisted on scene by other troopers from the Lafayette Post, deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and officers from the Waynetown and Jamestown police departments.
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