KNOX COUNTY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — A man was arrested on several charges after giving false information regarding his identity to an officer and leaving a traffic stop in Vincennes on Tuesday night. 

According to a release from the Indiana State Police, around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26, a trooper stopped a driver for operating a vehicle without headlights. As the officer conducted the traffic stop, the driver, later identified as Robert Biehl, 59, of Bridgeport, gave false information to the officer about his identity.

The release also said that Biehl then left the traffic stop before the officer was done with the investigation and the officer followed, attempting to stop Biehl again. Biehl did not pull over and continued to drive, eventually stopping at a residence in Oaktown. 

Further investigation showed that Biehl had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear out of Lawrence County, IL. 

Biehl was taken to Knox County Jail and is being held without bond. 

Biehl was charged with the following: 

  • Resisting Law Enforcement with a Vehicle, Level 6 Felony
  • Failure to Identify, Class C Misdemeanor
  • Failure to Appear – Lawrence County, IL