OFFICER PERIMETER CLOSED IN ON WANTED MAN
Trafalgar police and Johnson County Sheriff’s Office deputies teamed up to arrest a wanted man Sunday night. A traffic violation on State Road 252 initiated a vehicle pursuit at approximately 5:50 p.m. Jerel Barger, 40, of Shelbyville, fled police on foot and attempted to hide in a cornfield near County Road 200 West. A K9 partner located and stopped Barger forcefully. Barger was wanted on warrants in both Johnson and Shelby counties for dealing in methamphetamine.