Man Behind Bars Following High-speed Pursuit in Jefferson and Washington County

MT. VERNON – A 58-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning after taking Jefferson County and Washington County deputies on a high-speed pursuit that began in Mt. Vernon and ended on Route 51 in Washington County.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Jessie Robinson was arrested on charges of having no valid driver’s license, reckless driving and aggravated fleeing and attempting to elude after fleeing from patrol officers trying to initiate a traffic stop.

He was transported to the Jefferson County Jail with bail remaining to be set. No one was injured during the pursuit.