TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Pursuit and Arrest in Cadiz, Ky
Date of News Release: 05/17/2010
(Cadiz, Ky.) -- A Trigg County man was arrested Thursday evening after a pursuit with Kentucky State Police. Just after 8:00 PM, Trooper Jonathan Paull observed a black passenger car traveling at a high rate of speed approximately 1 mile west of the Cadiz city limits in Trigg County. Trooper Paull activated his emergency equipment and the vehicle accelerated in an attempt to elude. After 8 miles and 6 minutes, the vehicle, operated by Dustin McLean, 21, of Cadiz, yielded at the entrance to Lake Barkley State Park on US Highway 68. Trooper Paull took Mr. Mclean into custody without further incident. Mr. Mclean was charged with speeding 26 mph or greater, reckless driving, 2 counts of improper passing, fleeing or evading police 1st degree (motor vehicle), no insurance 1st offense, license to be in possession, 3 counts of wanton endangerment 1st, failure to register transfer of motor vehicle, and 4 warrants out of Henderson County. Mr. Mclean was lodged in the Christian County Jail.