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Teen Arrested for nearly $100 Gibson County "pump and run"

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A Washington, Indiana teenager is jail charged with trying to drive off with nearly $100 of gas in Gibson County.

Indiana State Police say just before 2 Sunday morning, they were notified the driver of a silver Chevrolet Caprice drove off from the Shell gas station in Oakland City without paying for $96 worth of gas.

But shortly after Gibson County dispatch put out a vehicle description to area law enforcement, a trooper, just two blocks away from the gas station spotted the vehicle traveling northbound on S.R. 57 near the Pike County line. 

The vehicle was stopped near C.R. 125 South in Pike County after the driver of the vehicle drove left of center. 

The driver was identified as 18-year-old Michael Norrington of Washington. 

Further investigation revealed Norrington allegedly failed to pay for $96.34 of gas after filling his vehicle and two gas cans located in the trunk.

Troopers also found a metal smoking device in his glove box and determined Norrington had never received a driver's license.  Norrington was arrested and taken to the Gibson County Jail where he is currently being held on bond.

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