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Driver flees after DUI

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By Jesse Osbourne

 

A man charged with driving under the influence allegedly tried to flee the scene of an injury accident on Friday morning.


According to a report from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, David M. Browne, 32, of 3 Rhin Court in Elizabethtown, attempted to flee after causing an accident at the intersection of US 150 and KY 555.
According to the report, Browne was traveling east on US 150, ran the red light at the intersection of KY 555, struck the vehicle of Michael B. Hamrick, 24, of 401 Saffell Street in Lawrenceburg, then continued on into the guard rail.
Hamrick told police that he was traveling north on KY 555 and had the green light when Browne ran the light.
Hamrick was transported to Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.
According to the report, Browne jumped over the guard rail, ran down an embankment and hid behind a vehicle, later to be found by Springfield City Police. Browne was arrested for DUI.
- The Washington County Sheriff’s Department and Washington County EMS responded to an injury accident on Sept. 30 at around 9:30 a.m. on Bardstown Road.
According to the report, a 17-year-old female was traveling west on US 150 and lost control in a curve, causing her to run off the road into an embankment.
The driver was taken to Spring View Hospital in Lebanon.
- Springfield City Police responded to a burglary at 415 East Main Street on Oct. 3 at around 1:28 a.m.
According to the police report, someone kicked in a back door, went inside and broke a glass in the middle of a living room floor. A laptop valued at $350 was stolen.
The case remains open. Anyone with information regarding the theft can call Springfield City Police at (859) 336-3716. Callers can remain anonymous.
- Springfield City Police also responded to a burglary at 301 Covington Avenue on Sept. 29.
The subject or subjects kicked in a back door and stole about $200 worth of change, a watch and chain saw.
The case remains open. Anyone with information regarding the theft can call Springfield City Police at (859) 336-3716. Callers can remain anonymous.
- In the month of September, the Washington County Sheriff’s Department worked four accidents, opened nine case reports, handled 21 incident reports, served 18 e-warrants or e-summons and served 45 civil summons or subpoenas.
The department also responded to 25 car inspections or unlocks, handled five traffic stops, made 10 attempts on warrant or civil paper service and received 101 calls for service from dispatch requesting the department.