Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Pursuit in Barren County, Juvenile Arrested
Date of News Release: 09/03/2005
(Barren County, KY) - Trooper Lonnie Hodges observed a maroon Ford Mustang traveling eastbound on the Parkway at approximately 127 mph. Trooper Hodges activated emergency equipment and attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle. The vehicle then accelerated in an attempt to elude the officer, reaching speeds in excess of 130 mph. The vehicle exited on the US 31 by-pass in the limits of Glasgow. The pursuit ended in the parking lot of JR Foods on South Green Street. The juvenile was taken into custody without incident.