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HPD: Man facing multiple charges after fleeing, fighting with officers

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Brandon Embry, 32. (Henderson Co. Detention Center) Brandon Embry, 32. (Henderson Co. Detention Center)
Jailynna Snyder, 22. (Henderson Co. Detention Center) Jailynna Snyder, 22. (Henderson Co. Detention Center)

An Evansville man is arrested on multiple charges after authorities say he fled and fought with officers in Henderson.

Henderson Police say on Saturday officers made a traffic stop at the intersection of Mill Street and Powell Street. 

Police say as the officers were checking over paperwork, a man in the back seat, later identified as 32-year-old Brandon Embry, took off on foot. 

HPD says Embry was caught and began to fight with officers. Police say Embry was able to get away and took off running again, but was found by two HPD officers and a Henderson County Sheriff's deputy

Authorities say Embry again fought the officers and deputy as he was taken into custody. HPD says the officers and the deputy received minor injuries during the scuffle.

Embry was taken to Methodist Hospital where he was treated and released. He was then taken to the Henderson County Detention Center. 

Embry was charged with:

  • Fleeing/Evading Police 2nd (On Foot - A Misdemeanor),
  • Assault 3rd Degree, Police Officer (D Felony),
  • Resisting Arrest (A Misdemeanor),
  • Drug Paraphernalia - Buy/Possess (A Misdemeanor.),
  • Giving Police Officer False Name/Address (B Misdemeanor),
  • Public Intoxication - Controlled Sub. (B Misd.),
  • Bribery of a Public Servant (C Felony),
  • Possession of Marijuana (B Misdemeanor),
  • Possession of a Controlled Sub. 1st Offense - Methamphetamine (D Felony). 

The driver, 22-year-old Jailynna Snyder, of Henderson, was also arrested on multiple misdemeanor charges including:

  • Failure or Improper Signal (Violation),
  • Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance, 1st Offense (B Misdemeanor),
  • Operating on Suspended or Revoked Operator's License (B Misdemeanor),
  • Failure to Notify Address Change to Dept. of Transportation (B Misdemeanor)
  • and Possession of Open Alcoholic Beverage Container in Motor Vehicle Prohibited (Violation).

Snyder was also taken to the Henderson County Detention Center.

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