TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fleeing and Evading Police 1st Degree in Christian County
Date of News Release: 08/03/2008
Madisonville, KY - Mr. Gary T. Matthews and Mr. Scott D. Lenhart were traveling southbound on the Pennyrile Parkway at a high rate of speed on two motorcycles. Mr. Matthews and Mr. Lenhart failed to stop when Trooper Palmer activated his emergency equipment at the 28 mile marker. Mr. Matthews and Mr. Lenhart continued southbound on the Pennyrile Parkway and where stopped by Christian County Constable Mark Graham at the 11 mile marker. Both motorists were charged with Speeding, Reckless Driving and Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle). Mr. Matthews, who had a passenger, was also charged with Wanton Endangerment. Mr. Matthews and Mr. Lenhart were both Christian County Detention Center.