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Oldham County Pursuit Ends With Arrest

Date of News Release: 04/23/2012

(Crestwood, KY) Troopers conducting a traffic safety checkpoint arrested an Oldham County man after he fled the checkpoint in his vehicle. Elliot Biernetzky (23 years old from Crestwood, KY) pulled up to the checkpoint at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Saturday night (4/21). After advising Troopers that he had been drinking, Biernetzky fled the scene and led Troopers on a 1.5 mile chase. The pursuit ended when Biernetzky crashed his vehicle into a ditch while attempting to turn onto another road. Biernetzky was not hurt and was arrested without further incident.

Biernetzky was charged with the following: DUI 1st Aggravated, Speeding, Reckless Driving, No Seatbelt, No Insurance, Fleeing or Evading in a Motor Vehicle. Biernetzky was lodged in the Oldham County Jail.

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