Court Case Update

Case# 17SR-CR00163-01

Class E felony resisting/ interfering with a felony arrest
Class A misdemeanor failing to yield to emergency vehicle sounding siren and displaying red/blue lights

Count I: Defendant sentenced to one year in St. Clair Co. Jail; execution of sentence suspended; Defendant placed on unsupervised probation for 2 years; $700 fine

Forbes, Robert
Age: 70  
City: Flemington  
Incident Date: 2017-04-15  
Arrest Date: 2017-04-16  
Next Court Date: 2018-03-15  
Additional Information

The charge stems from a St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office investigation on April 15 when a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop. The deputy energized his patrol vehicle's lights to signal a traffic stop, but the vehicle did not stop.  The deputy energized a siren and the vehicle continued until a passenger exited the vehicle while moving. Forbes (the driver) did eventually stop and remained on scene until back up deputies arrived.

News Links
The complete St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office  News Release and Court Case Updates April 10-17, 2017
St. Clair County Sheriff's Office