Suspect Sought For Evading, Reckless Endangerment Following Wreck

Paris, Tenn.—Henry County Sheriff’s deputies are seeking a suspect on felony evading and felony reckless endangerment charges after a pursuit which began in Henry County led to a wreck in Calloway County Wednesday.

Deputies are seeking Joey Coleman, who was the driver of the vehicle. The passenger was apprehended hiding in the woods in Calloway County.

The incident began when Sgt. Blake Jenkins attempted to stop Coleman’s vehicle for reckless driving on Hwy. 119. Jenkins stopped the pursuit when the driver was putting other motorists in danger. But he continued on to make sure the car did not cause an accident further down the road.

Several miles into Kentucky, the vehicle was found wrecked and unoccupied, according to the press release from the sheriff’s office.

At that point, Cpl. Stacey Bostwick and his K9 Rowdy, Sheriff Monte Belew, and Lt. Clyde Sulcer arrived, as well as a Calloway Co. deputy. After a short track, they found the passenger hiding in the woods.

As of Thursday morning, Coleman still had not been apprehended.