Aaron Matheny

Aaron Matheny, of Scarbro, is behind bars at Southern Regional Jail after Fayette County deputies say he ran from them after jumping out of a window.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to Okey L. Patteson Road in Whipple to a possible ongoing burglary.

When deputies arrived on scene, a male inside the home allegedly refused to comply with them. When deputies entered the home, the male jumped out of a window and fled, they said.

After a chase, the deputies apprehended Matheny, who has been charged with burglary, possession of narcotics, fleeing an officer, and obstructing a police officer.

He is being held on $50,000 bond.

Matt Combs

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