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Loogootee Man Arrested for Resisting Law Enforcement Martin County

LOOGOOTEE - OCTOBER 14, 2023 - On Thursday, October 12, 2023, Master Trooper Jarrod Lents was Patrolling US 50 near Loogootee when he observed a vehicle make several unsafe lane movements.

Trooper Lents stopped the BMW and identified the driver as Brian Sinnott of Loogootee . While conducting the traffic stop, Sinnott began to use obscenities toward Trooper Lents.

Trooper Lents walked back to his commission and Sinnott began to rev his engine. Trooper Lents walked back up to the vehicle and told Sinnott not to rev his engine due to his commission being behind him.

Sinnott continued to scream obscenities towards Trooper Lents as he walked back to his commission. Sinnott exited his vehicle and started to approach Trooper Lents.

Trooper Lents ordered Sinnott not to keep walking toward him, but Sinnott still came toward him. Shortly after, a brief struggle ensued, and Trooper Lents was able to place Sinnott into handcuffs.

Sinnott was transported to the Martin County jail without further incident, where he was remanded to the custody of jail staff.

Brian C. Sinnott, 19, Loogootee was arrested for Resisting Law Enforcement – Class A Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct – Class B Misdemeanor . The arresting Officer was Master Trooper Jarrod Lents Assisting Agencies – Loogootee Police Department.

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