Seymour police capture driver after high-speed chase

Seymour police are reporting an arrest after a high-speed chase Friday night.

According to police reports, an officer attempted to stop a vehicle near East Tipton Street and U.S. 31 at about 11:45 p.m. Friday, but instead of stopping, the driver raced away, heading south on U.S. 31 at speeds of up to 90 mph. Officers with the Indiana State Police and Jackson County Sheriff’s Department helped stop the car near Uniontown.

They arrested the driver, 49-year-old Brian W. Roberts of Seymour on preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement, reckless driving, driving while suspended and possession of a firearm by a violent felon.