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Police: Woman driving on meth attempts to walk away from arrest

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Leeanne Hartle. Source: Indiana State Police Leeanne Hartle. Source: Indiana State Police
PRINCETON, IN (WFIE) -

Early Tuesday morning, around 1:20 a.m., Princeton Police and Indiana State Police stopped the driver of an Oldsmobile on South Main Street near Clark Street in Princeton.

Police say the driver had an expired plate and for not indicating a turn.

The driver pulled into the parking lot of Building Blocks Daycare. 

Officers say they immediately noticed the driver appeared confused and her pupils were dilated larger than normal.

The driver was identified as 28-year-old Leeanne Hartle of Princeton.

Both officers believed she was under the influence of a drug other than alcohol.

During the roadside investigation, Hartle became uncooperative and attempted to walk away.

After a brief struggle, she was handcuffed and taken into custody.

Authorities say further investigation revealed she was under the influence of methamphetamine.

She was taken to the Gibson County Jail where she was held on bond.

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