Illinois Woman Arrested for Reckless Driving


Last night at approximately 7:00, Senior Trooper Ryan Johnson was patrolling US 41 near Fireman Road when he observed a 2006 Hyundai traveling northbound at a high rate of speed. Johnson activated his radar and clocked the vehicle at 108 mph in a 60 mph zone. The vehicle was traveling in the passing lane and passed several other vehicles.  The vehicle was stopped and the driver was identified as Chelsea Watts, 23, of Lawrenceville, IL. She was arrested for reckless driving and taken to the Knox County Jail where she is currently being held on bond.

Arrested and Charge:

  • Chelsea Watts, 23, Lawrenceville, IL

1.Reckless Driving, Class C Misdemeanor

Arresting Officer: Senior Trooper Ryan Johnson, Indiana State Police


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