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Felony Arrest Made in Daviess County

Date of News Release: 08/02/2013

(Henderson, Ky.) -- On 07/31/13, the individuals were involved in a traffic incident while Trooper Ashcon Karbasi U/585 was off duty in his personal vehicle. Subjects were thought to have been involved in a hit and run. Trooper Karbasi stopped the subjects at which time both subjects exited the vehicle in an attempt to instigate a fight with the off duty Trooper who identified himself on more than one occasion. Subjects refused commands to move the vehicle out of the middle of roadway and fled in the vehicle instead. In their attempt to flee they struck Trooper Karbasi with the vehilce as they passed him. Trooper Karbasi didn't sustain any injuries from the incident and attempted to follow them until an on duty officer was able to assist. Subjects apprehended the next date on warrants that were obtained due to the incident the day before.

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