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Update to the Pursuit & Arrest in Hardin County

Date of News Release: 10/03/2011

(Elizabethtown, Ky.) -- The suspect, Dale C. Brown, will be charged with Wanton Endangerment 1st (Police Officer), Leaving the Scene of an Accident/failure to render aid or assistance, Reckless Driving, Resisting Arrest, DUI 1st w/ Aggravating Circumstances, and Receiving Stolen Property (the vehicle he was driving was stolen). Although it does not appear that he was injured as a result of this incident he is being treated at Hardin Memorial Hospital and will be lodged in the Meade County Jail once he is released. Other charges are forthcoming by the Meade County officers who initiated the pursuit.

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Pursuit & Arrest in Hardin County

Date of News Release: 10/03/2011

(Elizabethtown, Ky.) -- At approximately 1211 pm on 10/03/2011, Troopers from the Elizabethtown State Police Post monitored a pursuit that was initiated by the Muldraugh Police Department. According to Muldraugh Police Department, they were trying to stop the suspect vehicle because they had received a reckless driving complaint on a vehicle that fit the description. During the pursuit the suspect struck a Radcliff officer's cruiser, putting it out of commission. The pursuit ended when officers from Radcliff, Muldraugh, Elizabethtown, and KSP pinned the suspect in. The suspect continued to resist and a Taser was subsequently deployed. The suspect was arrested at 1221 pm without further incident. KSP will be working the assault on the Radcliff officer where the suspect struck his cruiser. Any further questions about the pursuit should be directed to the Muldraugh Police Dept. No officers or civilians were injured during the pursuit.

The suspect is 33 year old Dale C. Brown from Somerset, KY. He was driving a Ford pickup marked with the Orkin logo.

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