TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Pursuit and arrest in Murray, Ky
Date of News Release: 03/24/2011
(Murray, Ky.) -- Trooper Duvall observed a vehicle traveling South on US 641, driven by a subject who was entered as wanted in NCIC. Trooper Duvall attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver, Joshua Jerome failed to yield. After traveling approximately 2 miles, Mr. Jerome exited his vehicle and fled on foot in the Best Western Parking lot. After a short foot pursuit, Mr. Jerome was taken into custody. Mr. Jerome was lodged in the Calloway County Jail on charges of Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd degree Motor Vehicle, Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd degree on Foot, and Resisting Arrest. Kentucky State Police was assisted by Murray Police Department and Murray - Calloway County EMS.