Monday, June 15, 2009

Arrest Philip Pennypacker



Date:                June 15, 2009

Time:                1:00 PM


Inglis, Florida-On June 11, 2009 Deputy Joseph Sabbag arrested Philip White Pennypacker for three counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer.


Alachua County Sheriff's Office was looking for a dark in color Mustang that was involved in numerous robberies in their county.  Pennypacker was observed driving a blue Mustang and an Alachua County Deputy attempted to stop him.  Pennypacker refused to pull over and sped off at a high rate of speed.  Pennypacker crashed into a Fire Rescue Ambulance and several other vehicles in Alachua County. 


The pursuit continued to Levy County on SR-24 and Deputy Sabbag attempted to end the chase by deploying stop sticks prior to Pennypacker driving into the City of Bronson. During the pursuit Pennypacker with the use of his car attempted to hit three Levy County Deputies during the chase.    


The chase continued to Inglis and ended when Pennypacker ran out of gas in front of the Horse Hole Mud Boggs.  Pennypacker was immediately arrested and he stated that he watched Cops on television and thought the chase was fun.





Philip White Pennypacker

1450 SW Ellzey Road

Otter Creek, Florida

White Male