Jennings County Sheriff deputies arrest suspect after pursuit

JENNINGS COUNTY — Jennings County Sheriff deputies arrested a Butlerville suspect after a vehicle pursuit early Sunday morning.
Deputies said Jennings County Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Lee attempted a routine traffic stop on a black 1995 Jeep near the Jefferson/Jennings County Line on State Road 7 early Sunday morning.
The driver, identified as Corey Lane, 33, of Butlerville, attempted to elude Lee at a high rate of speed. Lane continued northbound on State Road 7 before turning southbound on State Road 3 at the 3 and 7 Split in Vernon. Lane fled south on State Road 3 before turning eastbound on State Road 250.
During the pursuit, Jennings County Dispatch received a 911 call from Lane. Dispatch engaged in conversation with him, urging him to stop. After several minutes of communication, Lane voluntarily pulled over on State Road 250 and surrendered to deputies without incident. Upon searching the vehicle, a firearm was discovered.
Jennings County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Jennings County 911 Dispatch and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in the resolution of the incident.
Lane was transported to the Jennings County Jail and is facing the following preliminary charges:
– Possession of Firearm by Serious Violent Felon – Level 4 Felony
– Resisting Law Enforcement (Vehicle) – Level 6 Felony
– Possession of Marijuana – A Misdemeanor
– Operating a Vehicle without ever receiving a license – A Misdemeanor
– Violation of Parole (Possession of Methamphetamine)
Assisting Officers:
– Sheriff Kenny Freeman
– K-9 Sergeant Cody Low
– Deputy Bill Carter
– Deputy Justin Gaines