SEVIERVILLE – Sevierville Police Department officers have arrested a Georgia man on numerous charges after he fled from officers in downtown Sevierville and was ultimately taken into custody in Jefferson County, Tenn.
David C. Semon, 30, of Calhoun, Ga., has been charged with numerous offenses, including vehicle theft, two counts of aggravated assault of a police officer with a vehicle, unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited weapon, fugitive from justice, evading arrest, reckless endangerment, and criminal impersonation.
According to police, at 11:30 p.m. Jan. 14, SPD Officer Brent Johnston stopped a 2008 Dodge Ram truck being driven by Semon for making an illegal left turn at a red light near 161 Forks of the River Parkway.
Johnston was then informed by SPD dispatchers that the vehicle had been reported as stolen. Johnston was joined by SPD Officer Matt Nicol and as they approached the vehicle, Semon left the scene in the stolen vehicle.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.