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Man wanted on multiple felony warrants leads McCracken Co. deputies on late night chase

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

A man is behind bars in McCracken County after leading deputies on a late night chase.

Deputies were on the lookout for 33-year-old Benjamin Holland of Gilbertsville because he was considered a "threat to the community" and was wanted on numerous charges.

Around 8:14 p.m. on Dec. 26, deputies spotted the vehicle.

That is when Holland took off down Lone Oak Road.

He made a right on Charleston Avenue, and eventually came to a stop after hitting a tree.

Holland then got out of the car and tried to run away from deputies.

Paducah police helped to put up a quick parameter to hold the driver from going anywhere else.

As deputies searched the area, Holland tried to run again.

However, deputies were able to take him into custody.

He received minor injuries while running from authorities. He was treated and released from Lourdes Hospital.

The vehicle was taken in for investigation.

Holland was originally wanted on charges for methamphetamine and handgun possession by a convicted felon along with new charges for Bail Jumping.

He was also allegedly driving with a suspended license, and traveling in a vehicle with a stolen license plate.

Three warrants were served on Holland for Bail Jumping in the first degree, warrants out of Marshall County for previous charges of traffic violations,fleeing and evading and drug charges and a warrant out of McCracken County for contempt of court.

He is also facing a new set of charges including: fleeing and evading 1st degree, fleeing and evading 2nd degree, criminal Mischief 1st degree, reckless driving, disregarding a stop sign, theft of motor vehicle registration plate, possession of marijuana, operating on suspended license, driving with no tail lights.

The sheriff's department says other charges are pending.

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