Sheriff’s Office: Shoplifting turns into high-speed chase in Owensboro, 2 arrested

Shoplifting turns into high-speed chase in Owensboro, 2 arrested

DAVIESS CO., Ky. (WFIE) - An off-duty deputy caught a man and woman from Evansville allegedly shoplifting from an Owensboro business.

The sheriff’s office says that detective saw the man running across the parking lot of Ross Dress for Less with a basket full of items late Wednesday night.

The detective followed and saw items being tossed from the windows.

Officials say an on-duty deputy joined in and clocked the car going 115 mph on I-165.

They ended the chase for safety reasons, but the car stopped a few miles ahead.

The sheriff’s office says the driver, 29-year-old Emily Weissman was arrested.

Officials say 32-year-old Logan Brandewie ran from the passenger side but was later found at Huck’s on Ragu Drive.

Deputies say items from two stores were in the car, along with some meth.

Left: Emily Weissman. Right: Logan Brandewie.
Left: Emily Weissman. Right: Logan Brandewie. (Source: Daviess County Jail.)
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