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Crossville Man Served Warrant; Makes Things Worse By Running

White Count Sheriff say at approximately 10:00 am Friday morning, Sgt. Craig Poole went to 301 First Street, Crossville to serve an arrest warrant issued for Joshua C. Pollard. Upon arrival 3 individuals ran out the back door of the residence and a foot pursuit ensued. Two individuals stopped and complied with officers. Joshua Pollard continued to flee and was chased on foot. The White County Sheriff’s Department, the Carmi Police department and the Grayville police department all responded to assist. Pollard was arrested near a creek bank west of Hamill Street. Officers recovered a loaded stolen handgun he tossed in the creek before being taken into custody . Pollard was transported to the White County Jail. A subsequent search by officers of the residence at 301 First Street revealed stolen property from the Crossville Post Office burglary that occurred on 01-03-2021. Pollard is being held at the White County Jail on the following charges :

Arrest warrant Domestic Battery ( strong arm family member)

Fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer

Resisting arrest

Possession of a loaded gun

Possession of a stolen firearm

Theft possession of stolen property

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