Juvenile arrested after leading troopers on chase in stolen car

Juvenile arrested after leading troopers on chase in stolen car
The juvenile faces several charges.

MAYFIELD, Ky. (KFVS) - A nine mile chase in a stolen car, leads to the arrest of a juvenile from Paducah.

According to Kentucky State Police, just before midnight on December 29, a trooper using a radar, detected a vehicle going 92 miles per hour on US 45.

The trooper attempted to stop the vehicle, that was headed towards Mayfield. The driver refused to stop, and began reaching speeds up to 110 miles per hour. Troopers chased the vehicle for about 9 miles, before the vehicle turned onto Cherry Drive which had no outlet. The driver then exited the vehicle, while it was still in motion, and ran from troopers on foot. Troopers chased the suspect, and gave multiple orders for the suspect to stop. After the suspect ignored the troopers orders to stop, troopers deployed a conducted electrical weapon, which stopped the suspect and troopers were able to take the suspect into custody.

The suspect gave multiple false names to troopers, it was later discovered that the juvenile was from Paducah.

An investigation also led to the discovery that the vehicle used in the chase was stolen from Paducah in November.

The juvenile was taken to the McCracken County Juvenile Detention Center where they were charged with, Speeding of over 26 MPH, reckless driving, failure to wear seatbelt, improper turning, fleeing or evading police, two counts, receiving stolen property, no operator’s license, criminal mischief, DUI, failure to produce insurance card, resisting arrest, abandonment of vehicle on public roadway, giving police officer false name and improper registration plate.

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