Officer Steven Douglas
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Kentucky State Police
CVE Region 4
PO Box 2413
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Pursuit of Juvenile in Laurel County
Date of News Release: 10/22/2012
(Corbin, KY) On Saturday October 20th 2012 around 11:41 A.M. Officer Mike Hamblin with the Kentucky State Police-Vehicle Enforcement attempted to stop a 2011 Dodge pick-up truck for speeding on US25E in Corbin.
Upon activating his emergency equipment, the pick up truck continued on refusing to stop turning onto campground road, and then onto Oak Ridge Church road. The pursuit lead officers to a long gravel driveway were the pick up truck lost control leaving the road and coming to rest in a thicket.
The operator fled on foot and was not located that night. Four passengers that were in the vehicle were not injured in the incident and later released following the investigation.
Investigation found the identity of the driver as a male juvenile and charges are being obtained thru the CDW (Court Designated Workers) office at this time.
Officer Mike Hamblin continues the investigation.