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Male suspect still sought in break-in at local pharmacy, high-speed pursuit

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO
STAFF REPORT

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 — Police are searching for a suspect who they believe was involved in a break-in early Thursday morning at Scripts Pharmacy, 101 Blankenrod Blvd.

EMMA LEEANN PERKINS

Security video helped police identify the suspect as Charles Jeremy Webb, of Lebanon. According to the video, Webb drove to the pharmacy in a stolen 2012 Dodge pickup truck, broke a window and climbed into the building. The truck was later determined to have been stolen from a home on Antlers Trace.

Webb is also sought as a suspect in high-speed police pursuit involving Bullitt County police that ended in the area of Creekside Drive off KY 509 in the Samuels community.

At about 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, local law enforcement was advised that Bullitt County officers were in pursuit of a black Volvo with two suspects heading south on KY 245 into Nelson County.

Deputies with the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office canvassed the area where the vehicle as last seen on Samuels Loop. A tip from a resident said a vehicle matching the description was seen pulling into a driveway on Creekside Drive.

After searching the area, officers located the suspects’ vehicle in a wooded area off Cross Creek Court, the man and woman who were believed to be in the vehicle had fled on foot.

The woman was identified as Emma Leeann Perkins, 21, of Raywick. She was located on foot in the area and taken into custody on an arrest warrant from another county. She was lodged in the Nelson County Jail.

Police continue to search for Charles Jeremy Webb. Anyone with information should contact Nelson County Dispatch, (502) 348-3211 or Crime Stoppers, (502) 348-1868.

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