KSP Pursues and Captures Wanted Fugitive Out of Texas
Date of News Release: 04/08/2015
(Frankfort, KY) - On Monday, April 08, 2015 at approximately 12:33 am, Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort attempted to make a traffic stop for minor traffic offenses which turned into a pursuit through downtown Lexington, KY.
KSP Unit attempted to traffic stop a blue, 2000 Mitsubishi on Main Street, Lexington, KY. The driver of the vehicle, later identified as Eddie Alexis Perez, age 19, of Dallas, TX, refused to stop, leading officers on an approximate 14 mile pursuit, ending near Liberty Road and New Circle Road. It was determined Perez was wanted out of Texas for Probation Violation /Theft Probation 20K-100K.
Eddie Perez was placed under arrest and transported to the Fayette County Detention Center. Local charges are pending.
Kentucky State Police was assisted in the incident by Lexington Metro Police Department.
If you have information on either subject, please contact the Kentucky State Police at 502-227-2221 or 1-800-222-5555 or your local law enforcement agency.
The investigation continues by Kentucky State Police Post 12 Frankfort.