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Marion Man Facing Charges after Pursuit

Date of News Release: 12/27/2017

Princeton, Ky. (Caldwell County) – The Kentucky State Police has charged a Marion man with numerous offenses after a pursuit.

On Tuesday December 26, 2017 at approximately 9:03 AM, Sergeant Craig Engler observed a green Ford Ranger pickup on West Main Street in Princeton, KY with no registration plate. Sergeant Engler activated his emergency equipment in attempt to stop the pickup. The operator disregarded Sergeant Engler’s emergency equipment and accelerated northbound on KY91 in attempt to flee. The pursuit ended when the suspect lost control of the vehicle and it exited the roadway on KY 70. The suspect then attempted to flee on foot, but was arrested without incident.

Travis Ray Sosh, 35, of Marion, KY was arrested and charged with Fleeing or Evading Police, 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle), Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd Degree (on foot), Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree 1st Offense (Methamphetamine), Driving on DUI Suspended License 1st Offense, Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance 1st Offense, No Registration Plates, Speeding 26 mph over speed limit and Reckless Driving. Sosh was lodged in the Caldwell County Detention Center.

Sergeant Engler was assisted on scene by Sergeant Jon McGehee, Trooper Brian Graves, Trooper Ben Sawyer and the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department.