Police arrest man involved in accident

On Feb. 08, 2016, the Russellville Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a burgundy van occupied by a black male, for Disregarding a Traffic Control Device. The vehicle pulled into the parking lot of Trembley Pool and Spa, at which time the driver failed to stop, and accelerated driving behind H&R Block. The operator exited the vehicle while it was still moving, and fled on foot. The vehicle struck a wooden fence behind Logan Bethel Veterinarian Clinic, where it came to a rest.

During the investigation the Russellville Police Department was able to identify the driver of the vehicle as Rodney Young. The Russellville Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Young, who was apprehended on April 13, 2016.

Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff Department assisted the Russellville Police Department in this investigation.

The investigating Officer is Chris Bellar.

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