TFC Billy Gregory
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 15, Columbia
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Three Youth Captured After Pursuit
Date of News Release: 04/02/2006
(Columbia, KY) - On April 2, 2006 at around 9:20 P.M. the Columbia State Police Post received a call from Clinton County about three walk away from the Foothills Academy in Clinton County. A short time later Tpr. Stotts spotted a stolen truck traveling west on KY 90. Tpr. Stotts attempted to stop the truck but the driver refused. After a brief pursuit the truck was later stopped west of Burkesville on KY 90 when officers deployed stop sticks to deflate the tires on the truck. During the pursuit a KSP cruiser, a Cumberland County Sheriff Officer's cruiser and a Burkesville Police Department Officer's cruiser were struck by the truck. No injuries occurred during the pursuit. The suspects were lodged in the Adair County Youth Development Center.