TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Fleeing/Evading Police-1st Degree Investigation
Date of News Release: 01/01/2012
(Madisonville, Ky.) -- Adrian Almaraz, age 19, of Chandler, Indiana, fled from a traffic safety checkpoint on KY 1682 in Christian County. Mr. Almaraz disregarded emergency equipment and continued traveling northbound to the Pennyrile Parkway. Mr. Almaraz exited the Pennyrile Parkway and traveled eastbound on the Western Kentucky Parkway. Mr. Almaraz exited the Western Kentucky Parkway and traveled eastbound on US 62 in Muhlenberg County, where he was placed under arrest without incident. Mr. Almaraz was lodged in the Christian County Detention Center and charged with Fleeing/Evading Police-1st Degree, No Operator's License, Reckless Driving, Possession of Alcohol by a Minor, and Improper Start from a Parked Position. Adrian Almaraz was lodged into the Christian County Detention Center.