Arrest At School Supply Fundraiser, Sponsored By Law Enforcement
Darren Doyle, story and photo:
Law enforcement officers were putting more than just school supplies into a deputy's cruiser at one of the annual Cram the Cruiser event locations in Brownsville today, at the Family Dollar.
Local officers were on hand to help Edmonson County School personnel with their annual school supply drive today when something grabbed their attention. A car pulled into the crowded event into a handicapped parking spot with no visible permit. While that normally wouldn't be breaking news, one Edmonson County deputy, the Edmonson County Sheriff, and the Brownsville Chief of Police were surprised at the action, in the midst of large law enforcement event.
After the driver returned from the store to his vehicle, he was questioned about parking in the spot. According to the sheriff's deputy, the driver was identified as Roger Harris, (37) of Brownsville, who not only did not have a handicapped parking permit, but he was also driving on a DUI suspended license.
Officers said that Harris began cursing and became confrontational with officers while parents and children watched at the school supply drive event.
Harris was arrested and charged with: