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Vehicle Pursuit and Arrest in Rockcastle County

Date of News Release: 08/14/2006

(LONDON, KY) - On Monday, August 14, 2006, Kentucky State Police Trooper Coby Smith observed a 2006 White Ford Taurus travelling northbound on I-75, in Rockcastle County, at a high rate of speed. Trooper Smith attempted to stop the vehicle and learned the vehicle had been reported stolen in the state of Florida. A short vehicle pursuit occurred but ended when the driver stopped and ran, on foot, into a wooded area in Madison County. After a short manhunt Trooper Smith arrested Carl D. Beaty, 31, of New Carlisle, OH on charges of Speeding, Fleeing or Evading Police, 1ST, (motor vehicle), Fleeing or Evading Police, 1ST, (on foot), Receiving Stolen Property over $300.00 (motor vehicle), and several other traffic charges. Beaty was lodged in the Rockcastle County Detention Center.

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