McCracken Co., KY man arrested after running from police - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

McCracken Co., KY man arrested after running from police

Gary Bruce (Source: McCracken County Jail) Gary Bruce (Source: McCracken County Jail)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

A western Kentucky man was arrested following a traffic stop in Paducah on Thursday, January 11.

According to police, Gary K. Bruce, 50, ran from police after his car was stopped around 9:40 on Brown Street.

Bruce told police he was not going to jail and continued to resist arrest after being caught, according to police.

After a scuffle, Bruce was detained. The officer's uniform was damaged, but no one was injured. 

He was taken to the McCracken County Jail on warrants charging him with contempt of court and parole violation and on charges of having no registration, failure to maintain insurance, having no operator’s license, second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), resisting arrest and third-degree criminal mischief.

Download the KFVS First Alert Weather app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Cause of gas leak undetermined in Benton, IL

    Cause of gas leak undetermined in Benton, IL

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:29:02 GMT
    A Franklin County Emergency Management Agency Duty Officer has responded to a large gas leak. Buildings around the incident have been evacuated. (Source: Chris Drury, KFVS)A Franklin County Emergency Management Agency Duty Officer has responded to a large gas leak. Buildings around the incident have been evacuated. (Source: Chris Drury, KFVS)

    A large gas leak has caused a hazmat situation in Benton.

    A large gas leak has caused a hazmat situation in Benton.

  • Kennett, MO warehouse fire considered a total loss

    Kennett, MO warehouse fire considered a total loss

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:27:59 GMT
    The warehouse is where Bullock Furniture stores all of their inventory (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS)The warehouse is where Bullock Furniture stores all of their inventory (Source: Don Frazier, KFVS)

    Crews responded to a structure fire in Kennett, Missouri on Wednesday, August 15. 

    Crews responded to a structure fire in Kennett, Missouri on Wednesday, August 15. 

  • Poplar Bluff Animal Control identifies owner of 8 puppies left in box

    Poplar Bluff Animal Control identifies owner of 8 puppies left in box

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:26:52 GMT
    Daryl Scarlet was being held pending formal charges (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)Daryl Scarlet was being held pending formal charges (Source: Poplar Bluff Police Department)

    Animal Control officers in Poplar Bluff, Missouri said they are looking for the owners of eight puppies left in a box. 

    Animal Control officers in Poplar Bluff, Missouri said they are looking for the owners of eight puppies left in a box. 

Powered by Frankly