GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon is reporting that a man was arrested Friday morning, Dec. 22 after attempting to flee from deputies.
Redmon said his office received a call reporting that a vehicle with Tennessee tags had ran off the roadway and was stuck in the snow on Racetrack Road just west of Symsonia. The caller told authorities that a man had come up to his house and was acting very suspicious and strange.
Chief Deputy Davant Ramage and Detective Steve Halsell responded to the scene and made contact with two females that were inside the reported vehicle.
They identified the male that had left to get help as Jerry Tynes, 30, of Wingo. Deputies were aware that Tynes had outstanding warrants in both Graves and Warren counties.
While speaking with the car's passengers, another vehicle arrived, in which Tynes was a passenger in.
Tynes refused to get out of the vehicle. As the deputy reached in to get him. Tynes dove out the window on the opposite side of the vehicle and a foot chase began in the six-eight inch snowfall, with drifts in some places two-three feet high.
Tynes was detained a short time later in nearby woods and was transported to the Graves County Jail.
Tynes has been charged with fleeing and evading on foot in the first-degree, resisting arrest, criminal trespass in the third degree and disorderly conduct in the second degree.