On Nov. 5, 2022, at approximately 4:15 p.m., a traffic stop was conducted by the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office for failure to wear a seatbelt. The driver, 41-year-old Dameon D. Rigsby of Franklin, Ky., was operating the vehicle.
The Franklin Police Department K-9 Unit was called to assist with the stop. After the K-9 Unit arrived and was deployed, Rigsby, fled the scene in his vehicle. A short vehicle pursuit started before Rigsby crashed into a fence and then fled on foot.