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KSP: Chase spanning 30 miles ends when suspect's vehicle runs out of gas

Dakota Miller (Source: McCracken County Jail) Dakota Miller (Source: McCracken County Jail)
KENTUCKY (KFVS) -

A 19-year-old man from Kevil, Kentucky is facing multiple charges after allegedly stealing a car in Tennessee and leading officers on a chase.

Dakota A. Miller, 19, was charged with speeding 26 over, one count of reckless driving, fleeing or evading police motor vehicle, first degree fleeing or evading police on foot, five counts of first degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, three counts of disregarding a stop sign, improper use of left lane overtaking vehicle, failure to wear a seat belt, resisting arrest, DUI first aggravating circumstances, first degree possession of a controlled substance - first offense meth, buy/possession of drug paraphernalia, first degree criminal mischief, two counts of second degree criminal mischief, receiving stolen property over $10,000, two counts of receiving stolen property - firearm, license to be in possession and unlawfully permitting a minor to possess a firearm.

According to Kentucky State Police, Miller was also served with warrants for fugitive from another state, possession of a controlled substance - meth, third degree possession of a controlled substance, second degree burglary and failure to appear in court.

Police say trooper were in the area following up on an investigation into a vehicle stolen in Tennessee.

Troopers say they saw a suspect vehicle on U.S. 60 and positively identified it as a blue Toyota Avalon.

When they tried to pull it over, troopers say the driver didn't stop and sped off.

According to KSP, assisting units were trying to catch the suspect vehicle when the driver became reckless and almost hit responding troopers.

After a chase that spanned about 30 miles, police say the vehicle ran out of gas around Pisgah Road on State Route 137. They say the vehicle began to slow and the driver turned off abruptly into a nearby corn field.

They say the driver then ran from them in the field.

After a search of the immediate area with a canine, troopers say the suspect was found and identified as Miller. He was taken into custody without further incident.

Miller was taken to the McCracken County Jail.

According to KSP, the investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.

KSP was assisted on scene by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office and the McCracken County Sheriff's Office.

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