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Park City man arrested following pursuit

Date of News Release: 12/14/2016

Burkesville, Ky. (December 14, 2016) – 55-year-old Danny Button, of Park City, was arrested on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at approximately 5:30 PM CST following a pursuit on KY 90 that ended in a private drive just off of KY 90 in Cumberland County. Metcalfe County dispatch received a complaint of a suspected drunk driver headed east on KY 90 operating a 1997 Chevy Lumina. A Metcalfe County Deputy attempted to stop the vehicle in Summer Shade, resulting in a pursuit that continued east on KY 90. Troopers assisted in the pursuit and a tire deflation device was deployed in the area of Marrowbone causing damage to all 4 tires of the suspect vehicle. The driver made an attempt to turn around in a private drive, off of KY 90, striking 2 police cars, but was unsuccessful. Button was then removed from the vehicle and arrested without incident.

Button was charged with Speeding, Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st offense, Reckless Driving, Fleeing or Evading Police 1st degree, 4 counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st degree – Police Officer, Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree, 3 counts of Criminal Mischief 1st Degree and Resisting Arrest. He was lodged in the Adair County Jail. Master Trooper Bobby Maxwell is investigating.