Police received a domestic violence call earlier today, Saturday, April 18th in Bee Spring. Upon Deputy Jordan Jones' arrival at the scene, police say that the suspect, Brandon Appleby, 31, Bee Spring, fled when he saw the police cruiser. The alleged victim of the domestic violence call claimed that Appleby was possibly armed with a handgun.
A high-speed pursuit began from the parking lot of Jones-Gravil Tax Service where speeds reached near 100mph. Appleby lost control of the 2003 Dodge Ram truck and crashed around the 4000 block of Sunfish/Bee Spring Road. Appleby was charged with Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree Police Officer, Wanton Endangerment 1st, Fleeing and Evading 1st, as well as aggravated DUI.
Deputy Jones was assisted by Brownsville Police Chief Ricky Sanders and Lt. Jeff Jewell of BPD, along with Deputy Wally Ritter and Special Deputy J.T. Carroll.
The case is still under investigation where more charges are expected to be filed.
Edmonson Voice Staff