Three in Parksville arrested after fleeing police

Published 5:45 pm Thursday, April 25, 2024

On Tuesday, a deputy with the Boyle County Sheriff’s Office observed a man, Mark Belcher, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended/revoked operator’s license on Lebanon Road traveling eastbound.

As the deputy attempted to catch up to the vehicle, the vehicle accelerated at a high rate of speed, in a reckless manner attempting to evade the deputy. The vehicle abruptly turned onto Johnson Branch Road also in a reckless manner, then abruptly turned into a driveway on Johnson Branch.

There were three subjects in the vehicle and all three were quickly detained. While the female, identified as Brandi Harmon, was exiting the vehicle, she threw a glass methamphetamine pipe away from the vehicle. Also found in Harmon’s possession was methamphetamine.

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Arrested was Mark Belcher of Parksville. Belcher was charged with the following:

  • Fleeing or Evading, Police (Motor Vehicle)
  • Reckless Driving
  • Operating on a Suspended/Revoked Operator’s License
  • Failure to Wear Seatbelts
  • No Registration Plates
  • No Registration Receipt.

Arrested was Brandi Harmon of Parksville. Harmon was charged with the following:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • Contempt of Court x2 (Boyle County).

Also arrested was Bronson Hartman of Parksville. Bronson was charged with the following:

  • Parole Violation Warrant
  • Failure to Appear (Boyle County).

All three were lodged in the Boyle County Detention Center.