Darren Doyle, story:
A Brownsville man is facing multiple felony charges after he allegedly attempted to flee from law enforcement when they tried to serve him with a outstanding warrants.
According to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office, officers arrived at a residence on South Main Street on Tuesday around 5PM in an attempt to serve multiple warrants on Douglas E. Meeks (23) of Brownsville. A press release from the Sheriff's Office stated that as the Sheriff approached the house, Meeks was spotted and ordered to stop, but he continued on inside the house and exited outside the back. Meeks allegedly fled from the house as law enforcement ordered him to stop and informed him he was under arrest, where he then ran into the woods, according to the release. Officials said after a short foot pursuit, Meeks was subdued and placed into handcuffs.
Meeks was served with two Warren County Bench Warrants, stemming from probation violations over two separate felony cases involving drugs.
The Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office also charged Meeks with:
Meeks was lodged in Hart County Jail.