6 Hour Manhunt Ends Safely With Suspect Captured

6 Hour Manhunt Ends Safely With Suspect Captured

6 Hour Manhunt Ends Safely With Suspect Captured

ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – A virtually six-hour manhunt ended when authorities captured a fleeing suspect however not earlier than being led on a miles-long chase throughout a number of cities and at the least two counties, together with Robertson.

Based on Cheatham County Sheriff’s Workplace, round 10:40 this morning Cheatham County Deputies have been dispatched to an tackle on Bandy Highway concerning a welfare examine on a male topic sleeping in a automobile. The suspect, now recognized as Robert Carl Allen JR, had pre-existing warrants out of Ashland Metropolis.

Upon arrival, Deputies approached the automobile and seen that the motive force had what gave the impression to be an AR-15 within the entrance seat with the suspect. The primary responding Deputy waited for his backup Deputies to reach they usually made an strategy to the automobile.

As Deputies tried to wake Allen up he began his automobile and drove out of the driveway via the yard in the direction of Sgt. Matthew Massingill of the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Workplace. The deputies initiated a pursuit and at instances the speeds exceeded 85 MPH on Valley View Highway. As a result of speeds concerned and the chance to the general public, the pursuit was terminated and warrants have been obtained for this incident.

Later, the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Workplace was notified by Metro Nashville that the suspect had crashed on the intersection of Grey’s Level Highway and Little Marrowbone Highway.  Metro had begun a seek for the suspect however he was not in custody on the time. Following this, the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Workplace was notified at roughly 3:00 PM that Metro Nashville had seen the suspect and have been requesting emergency help to 7200 Whites Creek Pike and that shortly after seeing him he had taken off in the direction of Interstate 24 and headed westbound.

Cheatham County Deputies together with Officers from the Nice View Police Division responded to the realm in an effort to intercept the suspect. The Cheatham County Sheriff’s Workplace was up to date by Metro Air-One which the suspect was driving very erratically and was passing automobiles on the shoulder. Our officers have been capable of catch as much as the suspect as he was getting off of exit 19 and was Robertson County.

Throughout this pursuit, info was being relayed to Robertson County Sheriff’s Officers, Metro Nashville Police Officers, and Coopertown Police Officers. On Ross Highway in Robertson County, an try to deploy spike strips was made at which period Allen swerved in the direction of Deputy Eric Dube of the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Workplace. The pursuit continued and Allen was capable of get again to Maxey Highway and headed again in the direction of Interstate 24 headed eastbound.

Once more the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Workplace was being given info that Allen was passing automobiles at a excessive charge of velocity on the best shoulder. The THP and Cheatham County Sheriff’s Deputies have been ready at Exit 24 and  Spike strips have been deployed. In an effort to keep away from the spike strips the suspect ran off the roadway and crashed his automobile after going via the right-of-way fence at exit 24.

The automobile then caught fireplace and in doing so additionally brought on the sector to burn as nicely. The Pleasantview Volunteer Fireplace Division arrived and extinguished the flames. Allen fled on foot into the woods parallel to the interstate and was capable of evade arrest for somewhat over an hour earlier than he was positioned and brought into custody with out additional incident. Allen is at the moment charged with the next: Driving on a Suspended License (misdemeanor), Reckless Endangerment (Felony), Evading Arrest (by Motor Automobile)(felony), Assault towards a First Responder(felony). Allen is at the moment being held for a Bond Listening to and there are additional costs pending in Robertson County.

The Cheatham County Sheriff’s Workplace needs to thank the various businesses that got here collectively to assist throughout this incident. This incident in-totality spanned roughly 6 hours and concerned dozens of Deputies and Officers from all of our adjoining businesses and was efficiently achieved because of the professionalism and excessive caliber of all concerned. There have been no accidents to the general public or suspect and one officer suffered a slight damage to his foot.

PHOTO Adam Hulsey

6 Hour Manhunt Ends Safely With Suspect Captured

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