TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Vehicle Pursuit & Arrest
Date of News Release: 01/22/2012
(Henderson, KY) -- Owensboro Police Department attempted to stop Brittany K. Stinson after an officer noticed that she was driving without her headlights on. Trooper Karbasi joined in the pursuit in an attempt to assist the Owensboro Police Department. Trooper Karbasi continued to pursue Ms. Stinson as she fled from the city limits of Owensboro. Throughout this pursuit, Ms. Stinson continued to drive erratically disregarding several traffic control devices. The pursuit ended without further incident when Stinson drove back into the city limits of Owensboro and stopped on Daniels Lane. Trooper Karbasi was assisted during the pursuit by the Daviess County Sheriffs Department.
Ms. Stinson was arrested and charged with Failure to Wear Seat Belt, Driving DUI Suspended Operators License, Resisting Arrest, DUI 1st Aggravated, Fleeing and Evading Police 1st, Theft By Unlawful Taking, Failure To Illuminate Headlights, Careless Driving.