Altercation leads to resisting, drug arrestJanuary 27, 2020
From Local Sources
JASPER — Complaints Friday afternoon of an altercation between two males at Sixth and St. John streets resulted in an arrest.
The Jasper Police Department was called to the location at 5 p.m., and when officers arrived, a man later identified as Virgil L. Gilpatrick, 47, 349 W. Sixth St., exited a residence with a bicycle and began fleeing the scene.
Officers pursued on foot, apprehending Gilpatrick a short distance away.
An investigation determined the altercation that resulted in two complaints to police had been verbal only.
Gilpatrick was arrested for resisting law enforcement, and during a search of his person, police located 6 grams of methamphetamine and 1 gram of marijuana.
Authorities booked Gilpatrick into the Dubois County Security Center on preliminary charges of Level 5 felony methamphetamine possession, Level 6 felony resisting law enforcement and misdemeanor marijuana possession.
The Dubois County Sheriff’s Office assisted.
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