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Campbellsville Man Facing Multiple Charges After Incident Involving Police

 

This morning, Campbellsville Police received a call of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Melrose Drive. Officers responded and came into contact with a vehicle being operated by 34-year old Andrew Edwards of Campbellsville. While police were speaking with Edwards, he accelerated his vehicle at a high rate of speed almost striking an officer as he fled. Police pursued Edwards for approximately 2 miles before ending the pursuit. 

 

At approximately 12:19 P.M., Campbellsville Police were contacted that an individual matching Edwards’ description was walking on Bengal Road and officers responded with the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office and located Edwards. He was arrested without incident and lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center. 

 

Edwards was charged with the following:

Fleeing or Evading Police 1st degree (Motor Vehicle)

Wanton Endangerment 1st degree (Police Officer)

Operating on a Suspended Operators License

Reckless Driving

Public Intoxication

Resisting Arrest and

Menacing