ISP arrests Terre Haute man after foot pursuit

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Terrance Ballard is facing eight charges, including one felony charge.

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Indiana State Police arrested a Terre Haute man on several charges Friday night after pursuing the suspect on foot.

An ISP trooper observed a white SUV traveling 50 mph in a 30 mph zone. The trooper initiated a traffic stop and the male driver exited the vehicle and then ran on foot.

The male was detained and identified as Terrance Ballard, 36, of Terre Haute. A loaded revolver was found in Ballard’s vehicle, and after a criminal check, law enforcement discovered Ballard was not allowed to possess a handgun due to being a violent felon.

Ballard was discovered to have a BAC of .20% and marijuana was also found on him. He is currently being held at Vigo County Jail without bond.

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