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Pursuit of a Wanted Person in Hopkins County

Date of News Release: 10/11/2013

(Hopkins County) - Trooper Bob Winters was on routine patrol when he observed a wanted person operating a white 1998 Ford pickup. Trooper Winters initiated a traffic stop and Shannon R. Key refused to comply and fled. The pursuit proceeded to Lamb Road where the subject lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole. Mr. Key was treated and release at Baptist Hospital. Mr. Key was lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center and charged with DUI 1st, Fleeing/Evading Police 1st Degree (motor vehicle), Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd, Possession of Open Alcoholic Beverage Container in Motor Vehicle Prohibited, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Criminal Mischief 1ST and Execution of warrants.

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