TFC Michael Murriell
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 14, Ashland
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Felony Arrest in Carter County
Date of News Release: 06/27/2011
(Ashland, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police in Ashland have arrested a Carter County resident after he was observed operating an ATV on KY 773 in Hitchens, KY. The incident occurred around 7:30 pm on 6-22-2011 when Trooper Jack Hedges observed David Michael Haney operating his All-Terrain-Vehicle on KY 773. Trooper Hedges engaged his emergency equipment which resulted in Haney increasing his speed in an attempt to elude Trooper Hedges. Haney turned onto Clay Camps Road and then into the woods. Trooper Hedges later located Haney at the Hitchens Fire Department and he was subsequently arrested without incident. Haney was charged with Fleeing Evading Police 2nd Degree (motor vehicle), Operating ATV on roadway, Reckless Driving, and Theft by Unlawful Taking o/500.