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Abduction-Pursuit-Arrest in Madison & Rockcastle Counties

Date of News Release: 09/20/2006

(LONDON, KY) - On Wednesday, September 20, 2006, at 8:18 PM the Kentucky State Police Post 11 in London, KY received a report of an abduction of an off-duty female Hamilton County Ohio Deputy Sheriff. Hamilton County Sheriff's Lieutenant Brad Winall reported Deputy Tashika Wilson was missing from her residence and was believed to have been abducted. Winall reported that the suspect in the abduction was Sean Lackey, Wilson's boyfriend, and through the assistance of Wilson's cellular telephone company they were able to locate her phone on Interstate 75 at the 97 mile marker. Winall reported they should be traveling in a White Jeep Cherokee bearing Ohio registration plates. KSP Post 11, London contacted KSP Post 7, Richmond to advise them of the incident. Trooper's from the KSP Post 7, Richmond located the vehicle at the 88 mile marker traveling southbound and attempted to stop it. The suspect refused to stop the vehicle and a tire deflation device was utilized by KSP Trooper Tommy Cromer at the 76 mile marker southbound, deflating some of the tires. The pursuit continued southbound on Interstate 75 where tire deflation devices were again utilized by KSP Trooper Michelle Lunsford and Sergeant Lafe Owens, at the 62 mile marker deflating the remaining tires. The suspect then began striking the police vehicles and legal intervention was utilized to stop the vehicle. Lackey was taken into custody without incident. Wilson, who was located in the vehicle bound/tied, sustained injuries from the abduction and was transported to the Rockcastle County Hospital for treatment. Lackey is charged with numerous violations in Rockcastle County with Detective Gary Lane investigating. Lackey will also face charges in Hamilton County Ohio with the Cincinnati Police Department investigating.

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