TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — Update: Four people have been arrested and charged in relation to a Vigo County Drug Task Force Investigation following a police pursuit Wednesday.

According to Terre Haute Police Chief Shawn Keen, four individuals have been arrested related to the investigation with three of them having been part of the pursuit.

The driver of the vehicle that initiated the pursuit, Quamaine Buford, has been charged with the following:

  • Dealing schedule I, II, or III controlled substance
    • A class 2 felony
  • Resisting law enforcement
    • A level 6 felony
  • Reckless driving
    • A class A misdemeanor
  • Operating a motor vehicle without ever obtaining a license
    • A class C misdemeanor
  • Resisting law enforcement
    • A class A Misdemeanor

The passengers of the vehicle, Justin Hulman and Quinvontae Buford, were also arrested.

Hulman faces a singular charge of conspiracy, a level 2 felony.

While Quinvontae Buford faces a level 2 felony charge of conspiracy as well as a resisting law enforcement charge, a class A misdemeanor.

Arrested separately was Joseph Smock, who has been charged with two felonies:

  • Conspiracy
    • A level 2 felony
  • Dealing cocaine or narcotic drug
    • A level 2 felony

Keen said investigating detectives located several items discarded by the three people who were part of the foot chase, including three guns and some pills suspected to contain fentanyl. Keen added the investigation into this case is ongoing.

Original: Three individuals were apprehended following a police pursuit in Terre Haute Wednesday.

According to Terre Haute Police Sergeant Dale Blunk, the pursuit began around noon on Canal Road near the I-70 overpass when a THPD officer attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle. That vehicle instead fled into the east side of the city.

Eventually, the vehicle stopped and three occupants exited and ran away.

Officers with the assistance of K-9 units were able to track down the subjects in the nearby area where they were reportedly apprehended.

Blunk said no other information would be available at this time. This is a developing story, follow MyWabashValley.com for updates as they become available.