LOCAL NEWS

August 24, 2017

Tennessee man arrested following multi state pursuit
 
  

26-year-old Andrew Maxfield, of Allonn, TN was arrested on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 4:00 PM CST on KY 738, 2 miles west of Albany.  Maxfield was arrested following a pursuit that was initiated in Tennessee by the Tennessee Highway Patrol.  The pursuit crossed into Kentucky in Clinton County and came to an end when Maxfield wrecked his 2015 Toyota SUV in the city limits of Albany near the fairgrounds.  

Maxfield then fled on foot and was later apprehended and charged with Speeding 26 MPH or greater, Driving DUI Suspended License-1st Offense, Failure of non-owner Operator to Maintain Required Insurance, Reckless Driving, Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree, Assault 3rd Degree (Police Officer) and Wanton Endangerment1st Degree.  Maxfield was lodged in the Clinton County Jail.

11 Troopers from Post 15, including 1 Canine unit and officers from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Albany Police Department and Clinton County Sheriff's Department assisted with the apprehension.  A passenger in the Maxfield vehicle was not charged.   

Teen Charged with Murder

A Teenager is charged with murder following a deadly shooting in Wayne County. The Monticello Police Department says Matthew Young, was found shot to death Wednesday night on Mercer Drive. Police say their investigation led them to arrest a 16-year-old. The teenager is in the Juvenile Detention Center in Adair County. Police say the teen will be returned to Wayne County on Friday to appear in court.

Traffic stop in Taylor County leads to Multiple Charges of a Taylor County Man

While on a routine patrol on West Main Street in Campbellsville Deputy Dickie Benningfield met a vehicle and recognized the as Alexander Bussear. Bussear was known to have several outstanding arrest warrants. While attempting a traffic stop on his vehicle he failed to stop and attempted to evade the Sheriff’s Department. As Bussear’s vehicle traveled down west Broadway the Campbellsville Police Department joined in the chase. During the pursuit Bussear committed numerous traffic offenses including disregarding several stop signs and reckless driving. Bussear used at least 15 different streets in his attempt to evade law enforcement. He was apprehended on Arbor Lane near Highway 210. Five outstanding arrest warrants were served and charges from the pursuit were placed on Bussear. He was lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center. Campbellsville Police Officers Sgt Scotty Perian, Officer Jonathan leigh and Corporal Bryon Simpson assisted in the apprehension. Aleander Bussear was charged for feeing or evading 1st degree (motor vehicle0, 3 counts Wanton Endangerment, 6 counts disregarding stop sign, reckless driving, operating on a suspended license, drug paraphernalia buy/possess.