A Channahon, Ill.,
resident was arrested Sunday on multiple charges following a hit-and-run on
I-94 in Porter County, the Indiana State Police said.
police, at 7:30 a.m. a driver later identified as Jay N. Moore-McGee, 30,
was eastbound on I-94 when he sideswiped a second vehicle and failed to
stop. Moore-McGee’s Mitsubishi was clocked at 116 miles per hour, and was
also observed weaving and nearly striking a semi-tractor trailer, police
subsequently stopped the Mitsubishi at the 22 mile marker, at which time
“the driver and passenger attempted to change positions in the vehicle,”
police said. On being approached by the trooper, Moore-McGee--now in the
backseat--refused to identify himself and refused to exit the vehicle,
prompting troopers to remove him, police said.
continued to refuse to identify himself even after being transported to
Porter County Jail,” police said. “He was eventually identified later in the
afternoon” as Moore-McGee, police said.
charged with operating while intoxicated, refusal to identify, resisting law
enforcement, reckless driving, and operating a vehicle without ever
receiving a driver’s license, police said.