Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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Assault On An Officer Investigation in Warren County
Date of News Release: 10/14/2006
(BOWLING GREEN, KY) - Tpr. Matt Allen attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Thomas E. Heltsley age 51 of Rockfield, KY. Mr. Heltsley stopped when the emergency equipment was activated. Tpr. Matt Allen approached Mr. Heltsley and Mr. Heltsley fled the scene toward KY and Adams from Veterans Memorial. The vehicle struck a concrete barrier at Kentucky and Adams Street and blew out two tires. Mr. Heltsley was located and taken into custody on Eussellvile Road. Tpr. Matt Allen was treated and released at the Medical Center at Bowling Green for injuries. Mr. Heltsley was admitted at the Medical Center for an unrelated condition. Mr. Heltsley was charged with Fleeing Evading Police 1st, Wanton Endangerment 1st, Assault 3rd, Dui 2nd, Speeding, Reckless Driving, Disregard Of A Stop Sign, Resisting Arrest, Failure To Produce An Insurance Card.