Belleville Police Officer Dave Abernathy had been following this maroon Ford Focus on Saturday morning for several minutes in a neighborhood near the site of an overnight shooting in a parking lot behind the apartment complex on Freedom Drive, on Belleville's west end. As the car approached Frank Scott Parkway, while driving on Elizabeth Drive, Abernathy pulled the car over and called for backup. Several other police units joined him there. They briefly questioned the driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, then handcuffed and placed him into Abernathy's police car. The remaining officers searched the vehicle and it was eventually towed from the scene. Here, Abernathy escorts the driver to his squad car.
Belleville Police Officer Dave Abernathy had been following this maroon Ford Focus on Saturday morning for several minutes in a neighborhood near the site of an overnight shooting in a parking lot behind the apartment complex on Freedom Drive, on Belleville's west end. As the car approached Frank Scott Parkway, while driving on Elizabeth Drive, Abernathy pulled the car over and called for backup. Several other police units joined him there. They briefly questioned the driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, then handcuffed and placed him into Abernathy's police car. The remaining officers searched the vehicle and it was eventually towed from the scene. Here, Abernathy escorts the driver to his squad car. Tim Vizer News-Democrat
Belleville Police Officer Dave Abernathy had been following this maroon Ford Focus on Saturday morning for several minutes in a neighborhood near the site of an overnight shooting in a parking lot behind the apartment complex on Freedom Drive, on Belleville's west end. As the car approached Frank Scott Parkway, while driving on Elizabeth Drive, Abernathy pulled the car over and called for backup. Several other police units joined him there. They briefly questioned the driver, who was the lone occupant of the vehicle, then handcuffed and placed him into Abernathy's police car. The remaining officers searched the vehicle and it was eventually towed from the scene. Here, Abernathy escorts the driver to his squad car. Tim Vizer News-Democrat

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