Plymouth Man Arrested After Pursuit With Infant in the Car

Plymouth police officers pursued a vehicle into Starke County Sunday night after the driver failed to stop with an infant in the car.

Anthony Porter, Jr., 27 of Plymouth, was driving west on Hoham Drive in Plymouth when the officer attempted to stop him. A pursuit ensued after Porter refused to stop. The officer pursued the vehicle traveled west on 6B Road in Starke County.

The vehicle traveled east of Koontz Lake before coming back through Walkerton. Porter finally stopped east of Walkerton on U.S. 6. It was then he was taken into custody.

Porter was arrested on preliminary charges of Child Neglect, Resisting Law Enforcement and a Driving While Suspended infraction.

A seven-week old child and the child’s mother were in the car with Porter.