Thursday, July 6, 2017

Wisconsin Man Arrested Following Handgun Incident on I-65

A man is in jail following an altercation involving a handgun on I-65. According to Indiana State Police the incident occurred near the White/Jasper County Line at the US 24/201 exit.  25 year-old Justin Dennis Altwein of Wisconsin allegedly pointed a gun at the driver of a white semi as they were both traveling SB on I-65.  The driver of the semi called police to report the incident.  When troopers pulled Altwein over he made verbal and hand jesters to the troopers and took off running.  The troopers chased him through the woods, then into a corn field and ended up in a bean field where he was apprehended Altwein faces charges of a Felon in Possession of a Handgun and Resisting Law Enforcement.