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Casey County Pursuit leads to Arrest of Russell County Man

Date of News Release: 07/20/2014

(Liberty, KY.) - 33-year-old Brandon C. Roy has been arrested on multiple charges following a pursuit today in Casey County. Casey County Deputies initiated a pursuit today just after 2:00 PM EDT. Troopers from Post 15 assisted in the pursuit that came to an end at approximately 2:32 PM EDT following a Stinger deployment by Tpr. John Boyd. Two of Roy’s tires were deflated on the 1992 Dodge Spirit allowing unit to surround the vehicle and bring it to a stop. During the pursuit, Roy collided with 1 State Police Cruiser and 3 Casey County Sheriff's Department Cruisers. No one was injured as a result of the collisions.

Roy was arrested at the scene and charged with 2 counts of Wanton Endangerment, Criminal Mischief 1st Degree and Resisting Arrest. Additional charges from the Casey County Sheriff's Department are pending. Roy was lodged in the Casey County Jail. Investigators believe that Roy fled due to outstanding warrants and a suspended license. Tpr. Kevin Roberts, Tpr. Justin Phillips and Arson Investigator Alex Wesley were also involved in the pursuit along with multiple units from the Casey County Sheriff's Department.