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Paducah man facing several charges after nearly hitting patrol car

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A man from Paducah is facing several charges after nearly hitting a police car and another vehicle Wednesday night, according to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department.

Police say around 8:30, a deputy stopped a truck on Old US 45 after the driver almost ran another vehicle off the road and almost crashed into the deputy's car.

After the stop, 21-year-old Lineth Blake Potter is facing charges of speeding, four counts of wanton endangerment, one count of wanton endangerment of a police officer, theft of motor vehicle registration plate/decal, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, no registration plates, no registration receipt and failure to maintain required insurance.

Potter's passenger, 18-year-old Kealy McCalester of Paducah was charged with public intoxication with a controlled substance.

Both were taken to the McCracken County Jail.

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