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Pursuit and Arrest in Laurel County

Date of News Release: 08/10/2008

(London, KY) - On Sunday August 10, 2008 at 7:12 PM the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, in London responded to a complaint of a White Ford Pickup Truck being operated in a reckless manor on Waterworks Road in Laurel County, KY.

KSP Trooper Steve Smallwood observed a vehicle that matched the given description, on West 16TH Street in London, KY and attempted to stop the vehicle. The operator refused to stop and a vehicle pursuit was initiated.

The white pickup continued traveling on West 16TH Street to the intersection with North Mill Street where it struck another vehicle. No injuries where reported.

The white pickup then traveled south on North Mill Street where it struck a street lamp pole before cutting across a business parking lot to Moren Road. The pickup came to rest in the area of Moren Road and Nazareth Hill Road after striking several trees and a fence in the backyard of a private residence. The operator then fled from the vehicle on foot.

Trooper Smallwood arrested Adam McQueen, 40, of London on the charges of Reckless Driving, Fleeing or Evading Police 1ST (in a vehicle), Fleeing or Evading Police 2ND (on foot), DUI 1ST, Criminal Mischief 1ST, Criminal Mischief 2ND , Wanton Endangerment, Resisting Arrest, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Persistent Felony Offender 1ST and Fugitive from Justice from another state.

McQueen was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center.

Trooper Smallwood is continuing the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Officers from the Kentucky State Police and the London Police Department.

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