Jonathan Brumley

Multi County Pursuit Arrest in Southeastern Kentucky

MANCHESTER, KY (May 28, 2020) - Clay County Sheriff Patrick Robinson is reporting that on May 28, 2020 at approximately 2:00 AM Clay County Sheriff Deputy Wes Brumley along with Deputy Kendric Smith arrested Jonathan Brumley, 47 of Manchester.

The arrest occurred when Deputy Brumley attempted to Conduct a traffic stop for vehicle infractions on North Highway 421 when the above mentioned subject accelerated the vehicle with attempt to elude Deputies.

The drive of the vehicle crossed into multiple counties and eventually ended back into Clay County on Bridge Branch Road when the vehicle became disabled the driver attempted to flee on foot.

The driver's vehicle rolled back and struck Deputy Brumley causing injury to him, after a brief foot pursuit and struggle the subject was placed under arrest without further incident.

Jonathan Brumley was charged with:

• One Headlight
• Rear License not Illuminated
• Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree
• Resisting Arrest
• Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle)
• Operating on Suspended or Revoked Operator license
• Reckless Driving
• Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance
• Improper Equipment

Assisting at the scene was Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement, Kentucky State Police Trooper Jason McGowan, Manchester City Police K9 Officer Ryan Jackson and Laurel County Sheriff K9 Deputy Gary Mehler.

The photo attached is courtesy of the Clay County Detention Center



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