The Logan County Sheriff’s Department participated in a multi-county car chase early Sunday morning.
Just after midnight, the sheriff’s department was notified by the Kentucky State Police that they were in pursuit of a silver Jeep Cherokee in Todd County and it was possibly heading to Logan County.
Several minutes later the KSP told Logan County that they had broken off the chase and the whereabouts of the vehicle were unknown.
At around 12:50 a.m., the Logan County Sheriff’s Department located the vehicle on U.S. 431 South, headed towards Russellville. Numerous units from the sheriff’s department and the Russellville City Police pursued the vehicle through the city limits of Russellville.
The car fled through numerous jurisdictions including Warren, Barren and Edmonson counties before finally being stopped on I-65 near Cave City.
The driver was identified as 31-year-old Brian J. Robertson of Glasgow. He was taken into custody and charged with numerous offenses including fleeing and evading police, wanton endangerment of police officers, attempted assault on a police officer as well as numerous traffic and drug charges.
In all, 18 officers from numerous agencies were involved in the pursuit.
Robertson was taken into custody by the Logan County Sheriff’s Department and lodged in the Logan County Detention Center.
Sergent David Kitchens is the investigating officer. he was assisted by numerous deputies and Sheriff Wallace Whittaker.