Failure to Wear a Seatbelt Nets Felony Arrest

Vigo County – At approximately 6:00 p.m on March 27, 2019, Trooper Stump was patrolling in West Terre Haute when he stopped the driver of a Chevrolet pick-up truck for failing to wear a seat belt.  The driver was identified as Billy E. Rowley, 51, of West Terre Haute.  A driver’s license check revealed that Rowley was a habitual traffic violator (lifetime).  Rowley was taken into custody and transported to the Vigo County Jail.  

Arrested and Charges:

Billy E. Rowley
  • Billy E. Rowley, West Terre Haute, IN
  1. Habitual Traffic Violator (Lifetime), Class 5 Felony

Assisting Officers:  Sr. Trooper David Petrowski and Trooper Courtland Woodruff.  

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court of law.

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