TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Indiana Man Arrested in Cadiz, KY
Date of News Release: 02/20/2005
At 1:13 AM this morning (Sunday February 20th, 2005), Trigg County dispatch received an alarm at the Integra Bank West location in Cadiz.
Kentucky State Police Trooper Richard Wright Jr. responded with the Trigg County Sheriff to the location. Upon arrival units noticed damage to the ATM at the bank.
While assisting the Trigg County Sheriff with the investigation, Trooper Wright observed a suspicious vehicle pass the back of the bank. When Trooper Wright attempted to stop the vehicle the subject refused to stop and fled. Trooper Wright, with the assistance of Trigg County Sheriff's Office and Cadiz Police Department pursued the vehicle until it left the roadway on a dead end road.
The subject then fled on foot. Units from Post 2 assisted with the search of the driver who was not located at that time.
At approximately 5:30 AM an anonymous call led officers to a location on New Hope Road where the suspect was hiding in a car. Robert A. Peterson Jr . 24 year old male from Greensburgh, IN was arrested and charged with criminal mischief 3rd, fleeing and evading, resisting arrest and other related traffic charges. He is lodged in the Trigg County Jail and investigation is continuing by the Trigg County sheriff and Kentucky State Police.