HCSO Personnel Involved in a Pursuit in Red Bank
Hamilton County, TN – On June 21, 2023, a 2004 Ford Expedition was stolen in Red Bank, Tennessee. On Thursday evening, June 22, 2023, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Andrew Pierson located the stolen vehicle on Manchester Drive near Thrushwood Drive and attempted to block the suspect in with his patrol vehicle. The suspect reversed the vehicle and pushed through the deputy’s vehicle and a pursuit ensued.
The suspect drove extremely recklessly on rain-slick roads until ultimately losing control, striking a utility pole, and crashing through a wooden fence on Mountain Creek Road near the W Road. The driver then fled on foot into the woods. HCSO and additional law enforcement agencies searched the area, but did not locate the suspect who at this time, has not been positively identified.
A firearm which did not belong to the Expedition's owner was recovered from inside the vehicle. The HCSO patrol vehicle the suspect rammed sustained minor damage to the push bumper.
Photo of suspect is included. Anyone with any information as to the identity of this suspect is encouraged to contact the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office at 423-622-0022.
No further details are available.