MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - The McCracken County Sheriff's Department said a suspect fleeing from deputies resulted in drug charges on October 2.
Brandon Bell, 27, of West Paducah, was wanted on a warrant for failure to appear for previous drug charges and a parole violation for absconding parole supervision and failure to report to parole officer as directed.
He is now facing charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, second degree fleeing and evading police on foot and tampering with physical evidence.
According to deputies, on Oct. 2 they tried to find Bell on outstanding felony warrants and parole violations. When he arrived, deputies say Bell saw them and left the front porch, heading for the back of the home on foot.
Deputies drove past the front of the home to the rear and say they saw Bell running from them on foot. A deputy got out of the car and began chasing Bell.
According to the sheriff's department, deputies were able to arrest Bell in the rear of his home, in an open field.
Bell was arrested on his outstanding warrants and fleeing from officers.
The sheriff's department said a deputy searched the nearby field and found an amount of marijuana where Bell was arrested.
They say Bell admitted to possession of marijuana and trying to conceal it.
Bell was taken to the McCracken County Regional Jail.