Several Felony Charges Faced
Darren Doyle, story:
A Bee Spring man faces multiple felony charges after a parole violation turned into an escape attempt in the courthouse, then a foot chase in a field, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
In a press release, the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office stated that Erik Harley Anderson (29) of Bee Spring was arrested on a parole violation on Thursday, December 15th at the Edmonson County courthouse. The Sheriff's Office stated that Anderson pulled away from probation and parole officers, pushed an officer, and ran down the hallway of the courthouse. Anderson was apprehended before he reached the doorway and placed in a holding cell, awaiting transport to the Hart County Jail, the Sheriff's Office said.
Anderson was charged with Assault 3rd degree-police officer, Escape third degree, and Menacing for that incident.
The Sheriff's Office also stated that later in the day while Anderson was being transported to Hart County Jail, Anderson kicked open the cage window in the van while traveling on KY HWY 31W, jumped into the front seat, and then fled out of the passenger side door. After running through several fields, he was eventually apprehended by the Sheriff's Office, Brownsville City Police, Kentucky State Police, and the National Park Service, according to the press release.
Anderson was also charged with:
Anderson is currently lodged in the Hart County Jail and being held on a $15,000 cash bond.