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Suspect in custody after scuffle, pursuit by Shelby County Sheriff's Department

A stolen car and its driver were taken into custody by the Shelby County Sheriff's Department in the early morning hours Friday.


Sgt. Dewitt with the Shelby County Sheriff's Department came across a stolen vehicle, a 2014 White Dodge Ram.  He made a traffic stop on it in Fairland.


The driver of the vehicle was Brandon Lee Anderson, 29, of Plainfield.


A scuffle ensued after Anderson was out of the truck.  He was able to get back in the truck and take off from the scene. Anderson went a short distance before leaving the road and becoming stuck in the mud.


Anderson fled on foot but was found hiding a short time later by Sgt. Dewitt and Deputy Reuter. He was taken into custody without incident. 


He is charged with possession of meth, possession of a handgun, battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting law enforcement, driving while suspended, and possession of paraphernalia.