TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Hit and Run Arrest in Lyon County
Date of News Release: 03/30/2012
(Mayfield, KY) –- Post 1 received a call at 12:05 of a hit and run accident at the North Welcome station in Land Between the Lakes. The caller identified the vehicle and gave the license number. Troopers were in the area attempting to locate the vehicle near the residence of the registered owner. Trooper Lewie Dodd observed the vehicle at the intersection of US 62 & Ky 810 South. He initiated his emergency equipment and attempted to stop the vehicle. The female driver ignored his emergency equipment and proceeded on Ky 810 South and then turned on Chestnut Oak Road. She finally stopped at her residence where she was taken into custody without incident. She has been arrested and charged with Fleeing and Evading 1st Degree 1st Offense, Leaving the Scene of an accident, DUI 3rd Offense Aggravated, Driving DUI suspended 1st Offense aggravated, possession of open alcohol container in motor vehicle, and failure to produce insurance. She is lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.