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Pursuit & Arrest in Butler County

Date of News Release: 06/29/2009

(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- KSP unit 1 observed two motorists traveling northbound on the William Natcher Parkway speeding at approximately 130 mph. KSP unit 1 turned to pursue the subjects who were slowed down due to traffic. KSP unit 2 merged onto the Natcher Parkway ahead of the two motorcycles and attempted to slow him down by not allowing them to pass. KSP unit 1 was able to maneuver his SP in the front of Kenneth Krawiec and force him to stop. Adam Bladassarre accelerated and was able to pass KSP unit 2. KSP unit 2 then pursued the other motorcycle for approximately 23 miles. Mr. Bladassarre attempted to exit the Natcher Parkway at exit 27 at a high rate of speed. Mr. Bladassarre was unable to keep the motorcycle under control and crashed into an embankment. Mr. Bladassarre was transported to the Medical Center in Bowling Green where he was treated and released. Both Mr. Krawiec & Mr. Bladassarre were arrested and transported to the warren county regional jail. Kenneth Krawiec age 19 of Bethpage, TN was charged with Fleeing and Evading Police in a Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree, Reckless Driving, Speeding, No Insurance, License Not In Possession, No Motorcycle Registration Or Plate, Failure To Notify Dot Of Address Change. Adam Bladassarre age 22 of Hendersonville, TN was charged with Fleeing and Evading Police In A Motor Vehicle 2nd Degree, No Motorcycle Drivers License, No Insurance, Speeding.

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