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Attempted Murder Arrest in Pulaski County

Date of News Release: 11/30/2007

(London, KY) - On Friday 11-30-2007 at 5:28 PM the Kentucky State Police received a report of a hit and run two vehicle traffic crash on WTLO Road at the intersection with KY 80 in Pulaski County, KY.

A Pulaski County Sheriff's Deputy located the suspect vehicle on WTLO road and a vehicle pursuit began.

KSP Trooper Chris Ison setup a tire deflation device on WTLO Road in an attempt to stop the pursuit but the suspect turned into a field to avoid the device. The suspect drove around the field for a short time before turning around traveling back toward Trooper Ison. Trooper Ison determined the suspect was attempting to run him over and fired three shots at the suspect in self defense causing the suspect to turn back into WTLO Road traveling toward KY 80. Once at KY 80 the Suspect turned westbound toward the Nancy community. The suspect was not struck or injured by the gun fire.

The pursuit ended a short time later with the Pulaski County Sheriff's Deputies taking the suspect into custody, without any further incident, on various charges.

Sergeant Jack Riley responded to the scene and charged Alonzo Dale Holbrook, 37, of Nancy, KY with one count of Attempted Murder in reference to the incident with Trooper Ison.

Drug and/or alcohol usage is suspected in the incident.

Sergeant Riley is in charge of the Attempted Murder investigation. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is in charge of the other incidents and charges. Trooper Ison assisted the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office.

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