According to Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals two subjects have been arrested in connection with a home burglary and theft of a car from a home in Kodak.

On Friday, the 15th, Cocke Co. authorities were into a pursuit with a white Ford Mustang while conducting an investigation that the car may have been stolen.

The pursuit continued into Sevier County where the car wrecked on Richardson Cove Rd. and Sevier and Cocke Co. Officers took Scottie Lee Ownby age 30 and Brandi A. Shular age 31, both of Sevierville into custody.

The investigation led officers to 579 Johnson Rd in Kodak where they discovered that the home had been burglarized and the Mustang had been stolen from the driveway after the homeowner left for work on Friday.

Items stolen from the home were recovered in the Mustang and also other items were located in a pawnshop in Newport.

Ownby has been charged with Auto Theft, two counts of aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, vandalism and evading and resisting arrest. He is incarcerated in Sevier Co. Jail and is being held for arraignment.

Shular was charged with one count aggravated burglary and Auto Theft and is in Sevier Co. Jail being held for arraignment.

Both subjects also face numerous charges in Cocke Co. in connection with the pursuit.


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