TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Criminal Arrest in Hopkins County
Date of News Release: 05/10/2008
(Madisonville, KY) - On May 10th, 2008, at approximately 10:30 A.M., Kentucky State Police Post 2 received a complaint of a white Monte Carlo driving recklessly on Barnsley Loop. Trooper Dennis arrived on Barnsley Loop and observed the vehicle approaching him at a high rate of speed. Trooper Dennis activated his emergency equipment to initiate a traffic stop. As Trooper Dennis was turning around to pull the vehicle over, the vehicle speed away from the scene. The vehicle was located at 627 Barnsley Loop along with the operator. The operator (Carlos Wagner, Jr.) was arrested and charged with Fleeing and Evading 1st, Operating on a Suspended Operator's License, Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance, No Kentucky Registration Receipt, No Kentucky Registration Plate, Failure to Wear Seatbelt, and Speeding. Carlos Wagner, Jr. was lodged into the Hopkins County Detention Center.