Speeding groom arrested on way to wedding in Portage, misses ceremony

Man had just been released from jail, police say

PORTAGE, Ind. - A groom was arrested and missed his wedding after he was caught driving 100 mph, police said.

Timothy N. Thompson, 23, was arrested at about 7 p.m. Saturday at Our Savior Catholic Church in Portage, where he was followed by an officer.

Authorities say relatives at the church flailed their arms at Thompson as he spun his Jeep in a "doughnut."

He told the officer he was supposed to be married at 7 p.m.

Thompson told police he had just been released from jail, and they took him back there. The Times says Thompson didn't make the wedding.

The Associated Press couldn't contact Thompson Tuesday because his phone number wasn't published.

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