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Officers from the Union City Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle failed to stop and attempted to flee officers at a high rate of speed. The pursuit began in Union City, Indiana and went into Jay County prior to the suspect crashing his vehicle. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and rolled multiple times. The driver was identified as Anthony Weimer.

Throughout the pursuit, Police saw Weimer throw items out of the vehicle. As a result of the crash, Weimer sustained injuries and was subsequently airlifted to a Fort Wayne hospital. At this time, Weimer’s condition remains unknown.

There are several felony charges pending, including possession of and dealing in drugs. The charges have been submitted to the Randolph County Prosecutor’s Office for review.

The Union City Police Department acknowledges the collaborative efforts of Jay County authorities and emergency medical services who responded swiftly to assist in this incident. The investigation into this pursuit and crash remains ongoing.

Further updates will be provided as the investigation progresses. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Union City Police Department at 765-964-5353