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  • Friend Struggles To Understand What Caused Man To Assault Officer, Die In Shootout Play Video

    September 15, 2014 9:57 PM

    LEX 18 is learning more about a man who led police on a two county chase, before he was shot and killed in Madison County over the weekend. Police say they tried to stop 29-year-old Jesse Gibbons at a gas station in Lexington. Officials say it was there that... more »
  • Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase In Campbellsville

    September 2, 2014 11:46 AM

    A man has been arrested after police say he led an officer on a high-speed chase for more than 20 miles. 51-year-old Carlton Lee Underwood was arrested on Aug. 29 following the pursuit that happened on KY 2010 just west of Campbellsville. Kentucky State Police Lt. Jamie Heller... more »
  • Man Accused Of Threatening Congressman Says He Is Innocent Play Video

    August 5, 2014 3:55 PM

    The man accused of making terroristic threats toward a Kentucky congressman and fleeing police is now behind bars, from where he says police have it all wrong. Police say they followed Russell Little for more than 30 miles on Interstate 75 Monday into Rockcastle County, where the chase ended,... more »
  • State Police Catch Man In Rockcastle County After Chase Play Video

    August 4, 2014 1:47 PM

    Kentucky State Police caught up with a man in Rockcastle County after a chase on Monday afternoon. The northbound lanes of Intersate 75 were shut down at mile marker 66 as police took the man into custody around 12:40 p.m. Police say the chase started in Laurel County around... more »
  • Lexington Man Leads Louisville Police On Two-State Chase

    July 25, 2014 11:55 AM

    A two-state police chase landed a Lexington man in handcuffs. Police in Louisville say they were trying to stop a car after a reported armed robbery at a gas station, but the driver took off, leading police into Indiana. Two men jumped from the vehicle and tried to run... more »
  • Laurel County Man Arrested After Police Chase

    July 20, 2014 11:14 AM

    A Laurel County man has been arrested on numerous charges after a police chase Saturday afternoon. According to the Laurel Sheriff's Department Facebook page, dispatch received a complaint that a vehicle, a black Nissan Maxima, had been taken without the owner's permission. Deputies spotted the car with a license... more »
  • Chase Ends In Crash In Boyle County

    July 11, 2014 5:33 PM

    A car chase ended in a crash in Boyle County. Police say the driver of a car took off when they tried to pull the driver over on U.S. 150 and Old Stanford Road. They say the driver tried to ram a state trooper and deputy cruisers. Eventually, spike... more »
  • Three Teens Arrested After Police Chase In Lexington Neighborhood Play Video

    June 18, 2014 11:51 AM

    Three teens were arrested Tuesday morning accused of leading police on a chase through a Lexington neighborhood. Lexington police say they tried pulling over the stolen vehicle the teens were in, when the juveniles jumped out of the running car and ran on foot. The car continued moving and... more »
  • LEX 18 Investigates: Officer's Kid Steals His Police Car Again Play Video

    May 9, 2014 4:22 PM

    The city of Lexington has revoked a family's privileges to take their city-owned vehicles home at night after a teenager led troopers on a chase with his step-dad's police cruiser Friday morning. For now, that's the only punishment Lexington Police officer Earl Rayford is facing after his step-son was... more »
  • Records: Stolen Police Cruiser Not Teen's First Joy Ride Play Video

    May 9, 2014 12:13 PM

    While Lexington Police have not yet identified the officer who drives the cruiser that was reportedly stolen by the officer's stepson and used in a high speed chase Friday morning, LEX 18 did some digging and found the answer. According to documents given to LEX 18 from the city... more »
  • Man Who Led Police On Chase Escapes From Hospital

    April 3, 2014 3:50 PM

    A man hurt when he crashed during a police chase has escaped from the hospital. Police say 29-year-old Adam Moore escaped the University of Louisville hospital Wednesday morning. Moore is accused of stealing a vehicle in Radcliff, near Louisville, and leading Indiana police on a chase Tuesday night.... more »
  • Second Victim In Police Chase Crash Dies Play Video

    March 19, 2014 1:35 PM

    A second victim in a police chase crash that led to a standoff in Lexington in January has died. Relatives of Geneva Spencer confirmed Wednesday that she was taken off life support after two months at UK Hospital. Spencer was the passenger in Luis Gonzales' car when it was... more »
  • Teen Arrested After Caught Driving Stolen Vehicle

    March 11, 2014 10:34 AM

    A teen was arrested Monday after he got caught driving a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The Jessamine County Sheriff's Office says a deputy spotted the 2006 Toyota Sequoia that had been reported stolen in Nicholasville, traveling on KY 169 near US 68 Monday evening around 8 p.m.... more »
  • Two Taken In For Questioning After Lexington Bank Robbery Play Video

    February 24, 2014 10:01 AM

    Two people have been taken in for questioning, including a suspected robber, after a bank robbery and a short chase in Lexington Monday morning. The chase started after a bank robbery at the Central Bank on Richmond Road shortly after 9 a.m. Police said two men fled the... more »
  • Louisville Teen Hits Police Cruiser During Chase

    January 15, 2014 1:37 PM

    A Louisville teen was arrested after police say he led them on a chase and crashed into a police cruiser Tuesday night. Police say they were checking out a report of shots being fired from a car and tried to pull over the 17-year-old driver, who they say kept... more »
  • Madison County Man Leads Deputies On Chase

    January 9, 2014 3:20 PM

    The Madison County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who escaped after leading them on a chase through the county Wednesday, putting two schools on lockdown. Deputies say Bryan J. Robinson, 29, of Richmond, failed to stop during a traffic stop, leading deputies on a chase from Madison... more »
  • Suspects Arrested in Multi-County Pursuit

    January 3, 2014 10:49 AM

    Two suspects who fled on foot after a pursuit with troopers on Sunday have been identified and arrested. Terrel Watters, 19, of Louisville, KY, was arrested in the morning hours of New Years day. A 16-year-old from Louisville was also arrested. Both were identified after being arrested for... more »
  • Teen Leads Police On Chase Into Tennessee

    December 17, 2013 12:10 PM

    Police say a Calloway County teen led them on a chase and crossed into Tennessee. Investigators say deputies tried to stop 19-year-old Claibourn Richardson, when he refused to stop, leading deputies on a chase and crossing into Tennessee. Tennessee authorities were able to find Richardson's car at a... more »
  • Pulaski County Man Drives Over Sister's Leg, Leads Police On Chase Play Video

    December 12, 2013 9:12 PM

    Sibling rivalry took a turn for the worse in Pulaski County after a man allegedly hit his sister with an SUV, and then lead police on a dangerous chase. Police say Thursday morning, 40-year-old Ty Ruben Boling got in an argument with his 43-year-old sister, Lorie Dykes, in the... more »
  • Man Crashes During Police Chase In Campbellsville

    October 29, 2013 6:41 PM

    A man was airlifted to UK Hospital Tuesday afternoon after he crashed during a police chase in Campbellsville. Police say 63-year-old Eugene Earl Gentry crashed into a parked semi while trying to get away from officers after a traffic stop. As of Tuesday night he was in serious condition.... more »
  • Two Officers Assaulted After Chase In Lexington

    September 10, 2013 3:45 PM

    A foot chase had a violent ending for two Lexington police officers. Investigators say they were treated for minor injuries after a man got physical with them during the early morning chase on Tuesday. Police say Glenn Atkins crashed his car on Versailles Road near Mason Headley and, when... more »
  • Woman Hits Sheriff's Deputy Head-On After Leading Police On Chase

    September 2, 2013 3:47 PM

    Barbourville Police arrested a woman over the weekend who they say hit a sheriff's deputy vehicle after leading officers on a high speed chase with a small child in her vehicle. Officers responded to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart Saturday shortly after 5:00 p.m. They say 28-year-old Ivory Melas... more »
  • Frankfort Man Faces Charges After Chase

    August 15, 2013 8:41 PM

    A driver faces a number of charges after police say he led them on a chase. The Frankfort State Journal reported Thursday George Baxter led State Police on the pursuit for nine miles. On Thursday, Baxter remains in the Franklin County Jail on nine charges, including endangering a... more »
  • Lexington Man Loses Pants While Running From Police

    August 13, 2013 7:18 PM

    Bystanders look on, confused and a bit shocked at what transpired near UK's campus Tuesday, after officers tried to stop a maroon SUV. It took David Flora, who was doing construction on Belmont Run Apartments, a while to figure out why the man he saw bail out of the... more »
  • Lawrence County Man Injures Child While Trying To Escape

    July 24, 2013 7:35 PM

    Police say a Lawrence County Man injured a little boy while trying to escape. Police say Nicholas Marcum injured a man and his grandson while driving into a parking lot in Martin County and striking several vehicles, as well as the man and the child. The boy suffered... more »
  • Western Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty In Fatal Police Chase

    August 9, 2012 12:33 PM

    MADISONVILLE (AP) - A western Kentucky man has pleaded guilty in a fatal police chase crash that killed his passenger. The Messenger reported on Wednesday the plea of 21-year-old Christopher Adams to charges of manslaughter, assault and burglary. Adams was initially charged with murder in the February 2010 crash that... more »
  • Suspect Runs Out Of Gas During Chase

    July 22, 2011 7:04 AM

    Danville police arrested a suspect after his car ran out of gas during a chase early Friday morning. Police say an officer spotted a vehicle driven by Bradley Young at the drive-thru of McDonald's on Jane Trail. After confirming outstanding felony warrants, police tried to stop the vehicle along... more »
  • Man Crashes ATV Running From Police

    May 27, 2011 8:54 AM

    A man suffered injuries when he crashed his ATV while fleeing police in Laurel County Thursday afternoon. Kentucky State Police say troopers attempted to pull over an ATV operated by Kenton Jackson, 55, along KY-80 around 2:40 p.m. Jackson refused to stop and turned into the path of a... more »
  • Officer, Several Others Taken To Hospital After Chase

    April 29, 2011 10:58 AM

    At least one police officer and several other people were taken to the hospital after a wild chase in south Lexington Friday morning that resulted in several accidents. The incident began at about 10 a.m. at Alumni Drive and Man O' War Boulevard. So far, there is no information... more »
  • 14-year-Old Leads Police On Chase, Ends In Crash

    April 6, 2011 5:27 AM

    Lexington Police have three juveniles in custody after a short chase ended in a crash early Wednesday morning. Police say officers pulled over a suspicious SUV at the corner of Halifax Drive and Holwyn Road. Inside the vehicle, police found four kids, two of them, including the driver, 14-years-old.... more »
  • Lexington Police Chase Ends In Crash

    March 22, 2011 5:50 AM

    A chase through Lexington ended with an SUV crashed into a pole, a police officer punched in the face and three people in custody. Police say officers were trying to chase down a stolen SUV when it slammed into the wooden utility pole at the intersection of North Limestone... more »
  • Four Arrested After Chase In Lexington

    February 11, 2011 5:55 AM

    Lexington police arrested four people after a chase early Friday morning. But two people remain on the run. Police say officers got a call reporting people possibly breaking onto cars in the Cross Keys Road area. When police arrived, the spotted a vehicle leaving the area matching the... more »
  • Man Arrested After Three-Hour Police Chase

    January 28, 2011 9:58 AM

    PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) - Police in western Kentucky pursued a traffic law violator, at times at high speed, for three hours before catching him. During the pursuit in the Paducah area, school bus drivers were told to park their buses for the safety of the students. When Paducah... more »
  • AWOL Ft. Campbell Soldier Arrested After Police Chase

    January 5, 2011 12:20 PM

    A Fort Campbell soldier was went AWOL has been arrested and accused of leading police on a high speed chase that reached speeds of 100 miles per hour across two states. Police say the investigation started when they received word that 20-year-old Kenneth Frank Antonick had allegedly kidnapped a... more »
  • Three Arrested After Police Chase That Left Cruiser Totaled

    January 4, 2011 10:56 AM

    Three men were arrested early Tuesday morning after a high-speed chase that started in Maysville and ended in Flemingsburg and resulted in a sheriff's department cruiser being totaled. Police say the incident began at about 2:45 a.m. after Correll Tanner, 28, called police and told them he was robbed... more »
  • Man Arrested After Chase

    December 29, 2010 1:24 PM

    Lexington police arrested Michigan man after a chase Wednesday morning. The chase ended on Shropshire Avenue after Greg Gregory crashed his Buick into a fence. Officers arrested him along Breckenridge Lane. Police say EMS took Gregory to the hospital as a precaution after he complained of pain in his... more »
  • Officer Injured Chasing Suspected Shoplifter

    December 10, 2010 5:53 AM

    A Lexington police officer was taken to the hospital after chasing a suspected shoplifter outside a Lexington Walmart. Police say when confronted at the Walmart on New Circle Road around 11 p.m. Thursday, the suspect took off running. An officer caught up with him in the parking lot of... more »
  • Three Arrested After Police Pursuit Through Two Counties

    December 8, 2010 3:55 PM

    Three people were arrested Wednesday following a chase through two counties that lasted almost one hour and involved 20 plus law enforcement officers from five different agencies. Kentucky State Police have arrested 42-year-old Donald G. Brockman of Lexington, 25-year-old Jacquelyn Renee Smith of Campbellsville and 31-year-old Timothy Ray Curry... more »
  • Arrest After Shelby County Chase

    November 4, 2010 8:32 AM

    Police in Shelby County arrested two men after a chase on Wednesday afternoon. Kentucky State Police say a trooper tried to pull over a car with a cracked mirror along Scott Station Road when the driver took off. Police gave chase and the car ultimately crashed through three fences.... more »
  • South Kentucky Police Chase Caught On Tape

    October 26, 2010 8:35 AM

    Video tape captured a wild police chase in Whitley County. The pursuit began in Campbell County, Tennessee and then crossed the state line into Whitley County. Police say Dustin Louden ran through spike strips and even tried to force a police cruiser off the road. When police finally got... more »
  • Police Chase Leads To Crash

    October 15, 2010 5:42 AM

    A police chase ended with a crash near the UK campus early Friday morning. Police say it started in a university parking lot when someone called in and reported suspicious activity. The suspects took off before officers showed up, but UK police spotted their car and gave chase. The... more »
  • Traffic Stop Turns Into Police Chase

    September 2, 2010 5:39 AM

    A routine traffic stop turned into a police chase in Lexington early Thursday morning. Police say an officer tried to pull over a driver for reckless driving and suspected DUI near Liberty Road and Fortune Drive. But instead of pulling over, the driver took off. Police gave chase, pursuing the... more »
  • Three County Chase Ends In Crash

    July 19, 2010 5:59 AM

    A three county chase ended in a crash Sunday night. Officials say Boyle County Sheriff deputies were trying to chase down a red SUV after a report that the driver was under the influence with an abducted child inside. The chase went from Boyle County, through Mercer County and into... more »
  • Police Chase From Northern Kentucky Ends On I-75 In Lexington

    July 15, 2010 9:38 AM

    A man was arrested Thursday morning in Lexington after a chase down I-75 that started in northern Kentucky and went through several counties. The chase ended at about 9:30 a.m. near the Iron Works Pike exit in front of Post Town Liquors. State police arrested the suspect, Leslie Joseph Sabo,... more »
  • Two Charged In Meth Bust; One Charged After Police Chase

    July 2, 2010 10:20 AM

    Two Pulaski County men have been arrested on drug charges after one of the men almost struck three officers while trying to flee. Police say they had information that a 1997 Dodge pickup truck had items inside it for use in the manufacture of meth. Police approached the pickup truck... more »
  • Man Arrested After Police Chase Through Boyle And Mercer Counties

    June 14, 2010 7:30 AM

    Police arrested a Mercer County man after a chase that started in Boyle County early Monday morning. Danville police say they tried to stop a Chevy Silverado just after midnight, but 22-year-old Earl Moore took off and tried to outrun officers. The chase ended in Mercer County, after the truck... more »
  • Man Who Led Police On Chase Said He Just Wanted To Finish His Beer

    May 28, 2010 5:14 PM

    Bardstown, KY - A Nelson County man who led police on a 30-minute chase Thursday had a bizarre reason as to why he didn't stop right away - it was because he wanted to finish his beer. When officer Andrew Riley got into his police cruiser Thursday, he had no... more »
  • Lexington Man ID'd As Suspect Who Led Police On Two-County Chase

    May 26, 2010 10:02 AM

    Police have released the identity of the Lexington man arrested after a police chase that started in Lincoln County and came to an end in Garrard County early Wednesday morning. The chase started in Stanford with officers chasing a pick-up truck. Police say the driver of the pick-up, Sean Patrick... more »
  • Man Shoots Himself After Pointing Gun At Police Officer, Chase

    May 25, 2010 3:30 PM

    A Lexington man who threatened a Clark County deputy with a gun is dead after turning the weapon on himself. The incident happened at about 10 a.m. Tuesday morning south of Winchester just off of Bybee Road. The sheriff tells us his department received a 9-1-1 call from a frantic... more »
  • Russell County Teen Arrested After High-Speed Police Chase

    May 11, 2010 11:44 AM

    Police have arrested an 18-year-old Russell County man after a police chase that exceeded speeds of 100 MPH Monday night. Police say an officer observed a vehicle travelling east on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway at a speed exceeding 100 MPH. When attempting to make the traffic stop, the 2008... more »
  • Teen Leads Police On Eight County Chase

    May 7, 2010 5:19 AM

    A teenage driver led police on a chase spanning eight counties and two time zones early Friday morning. The chase started in Lexington around 12:30 a.m., on Pridemore Court, a dead end street off New Circle Road. Lexington police say Officer Bryan Jared pulled over an SUV, with a teenage... more »
  • Man With Small Child In Car Arrested After Adair County Police Chase

    April 28, 2010 1:12 PM

    A Clinton County man with a small child sleeping in the back seat of his vehicle was arrested following a police chase with Kentucky State Police troopers in Adair County. KSP officials say trooper Jamie Richard observed a male subject outside his vehicle on the Louie B. Nunn Parkway. Richard... more »
  • Police In Mercer County Hunting For Chase Suspect

    April 19, 2010 5:59 AM

    Police in Mercer County continue to search for the man who led them on a high-speed chase two weeks ago, after finding his abandoned car on Sunday. Officers say that they found Mark Powell's truck on a road about a mile from the Kentucky River Sunday morning. Police say Powell... more »
  • Police Continue To Search For Driver In Police Chase

    April 5, 2010 11:11 AM

    Burgin Police continue to look for the man who led them on an overnight chase through Mercer county. Burgin's police chief told LEX 18 News that he spotted a pick-up truck leaving a farm on Baily Pike, and when he tried to stop the driver, the chase started. Police say... more »
  • Suspect Arrested After Pulaski County Chase

    March 30, 2010 8:24 AM

    Officers arrested a Science Hill man after he led police on a 20-minute chase through Pulaski County early Tuesday morning. Somerset police say that an officer pulled over Scott Keeney, 35, for a traffic violation near the intersection of US-27 and KY-80 around 2 a.m. When the officer asked him... more »
  • Shock Probation Infuriates Victim's Family

    March 24, 2010 6:12 AM

    A judge granted a Lexington man, who was sentenced just months ago in a deadly crash, to shock probation, infuriating the victim's family members. Lexington police say Kyle Brinegar slammed his motorcycle into a car driven by 44-year-old Dale Breeze during a police chase on Winchester Road. Nearly a month... more »
  • Early Morning Police Chase

    January 19, 2010 5:22 AM

    A police chase spanned two counties early Tuesday morning. Police say It started around 1 a.m. along Alexandria Drive and Leestown Road when a vehicle that had hit a rock wall, struck a Lexington police cruiser while fleeing the scene. The driver of the car, 22-year-old Brandon Barnett, didn't stop... more »
  • Suspect In Two-County Police Chase Arrested

    January 8, 2010 11:43 AM

    A driver who police say led them on a chase through two counties Wednesday evening has been arrested. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, Delbert "Pete" Jones was arrested Friday morning at a hotel in Harrodsburg. Police say the chase started around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when a Boyle County sheriff's deputy... more »
  • Police Search For Suspect In Two-County Car Chase

    January 7, 2010 12:37 PM

    The search continues for a driver who led police on a chase through two counties Wednesday evening. Police say the chase started around 5:30 p.m. when a Boyle County sheriff's deputy tried to stop a car. When the car wouldn't stop, a chase ensued. Police say shots were fired at... more »
  • Man Arrested After Chase Also Wanted In Anderson County

    December 31, 2009 7:42 AM

    The man arrested after a chase in south Lexington was also wanted in Anderson County. Lawrenceburg police say 29-year-old Kerry Russell Jones was living in Lawrenceburg under the name Ricky L. Jones, who is actually his brother. Jones was living with his girlfriend, Heather Harris Police say on Saturday, Dec.... more »
  • Lexington Police Chase

    December 31, 2009 5:29 AM

    Police say that a high speed chase in south Lexington led to the arrest of a man wanted in Louisville. Investigators say that just before 6 p.m. Wednesday an officer spotted 29-year old Kerry Russell Jones coming out of a gas station on Nicholasville Road in a stolen car. That... more »
  • Man Accused In Louisville Chase Shooting Had Outstanding Warrant

    December 14, 2009 3:29 PM

    The man shot by Louisville police over the weekend after a chase had an outstanding bench warrant for possession of marijuana. Danilo Devilo, 19, was shot multiple times after speeding through a crash scene and leading police on a chase. The incident happened around 4 a.m. Sunday. Police say a... more »
  • Florence Man Killed In Ohio Police Chase

    December 10, 2009 8:44 AM

    FLORENCE, Ky. (AP) - A northern Kentucky man has died after his sport utility vehicle crashed as he fled from police. The Kentucky Enquirer reported 36-year-old Windsor Burton of Florence was dead at the scene after the crash in Hamilton County, Ohio, early Thursday. Police were called with a report... more »
  • Man Involved In Police Chase Now Charged With Gas Station Robbery

    November 17, 2009 11:07 AM

    A man arrested after a police chase in Lexington early Tuesday morning is now charged with the robbery of a gas station last week. Lexington Police say that at about 3:30 a.m. an officer spotted a suspected stolen car with no license plate on Mount Tabor Road. When the officer... more »
  • Arrest Made After Early Morning Police Chase In Lexington

    November 17, 2009 7:37 AM

    Lexington Police made a quick arrest early Tuesday morning following a chase after an officer spotted a suspected stolen car. The incident happened at about 3:30 a.m. on Mount Tabor Road. A police officer spotted a car with no license plate and when that officer tried to pull the car... more »
  • Officer Rescues Man Who Fled From Traffic Stop

    November 13, 2009 3:16 PM

    A northern Kentucky police officer is credited with rescuing a driver who sped off from an attempted traffic stop and crashed. The chase began early Friday morning in Kenton County when police tried to pull over 25-year-old Justin Thomas for a traffic violation. Officers say Thomas then took off and... more »
  • Police Question Suspect After Bank Robbery, Chase

    November 6, 2009 12:47 PM

    Police are questioning a suspect in a Friday morning bank robbery in Lexington after a high-speed chase that went through parts of three counties. The incident began when the suspect, identified as Daniel Vincent, 28, of Aurora, Illinois, allegedly robbed the First Federal Bank on Sir Barton Way in... more »
  • One Arrested After Chase, Crash

    November 6, 2009 5:19 AM

    A chase through the streets of Lexington ended with a crash. We're told a man and a woman got into an argument at Saddle Ridge, got into a car and sped away. A Fayette County Constable was working off-duty at the bar, saw what happened and chased them in his... more »
  • Police Chase Ends When Driver Hits Car Full of Kids

    November 1, 2009 4:57 PM

    A Mercer County man is in jail after police say he led them on a high speed chase, nearly hit a cruiser head on, then crashed into a car full of kids. It happened Saturday night around 11 in Scott county and ended several miles later in Bourbon County. Victoria... more »