Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies are racing to Brush Trail near Eddyville on reports of gunshots and then screaming at a home on Brush Trail. While enroute deputies were informed of a vehicle leaving the area a man driving it that was involved in a high speed pursuit in Benton that drifted into Lincoln County. The pursuing deputy lost him. Lincoln County deputies have him pulled over and detained. They have determined that it’s the man Benton County deputy was chasing last night. Criminal history for drugs. Not in the same car, however.
Benton County wants him on charges of Attempt to Elude, Kidnapping and Reckless Driving. Wanted man identified as Jeff Rogers, 22. Lincoln County deputies taking him into custody.
Deputies still have the unresolved call for the shots fired on Brush Trail.
Awaiting word whether the shots fired call was related to the apprehension of Rogers.