Mayfield man arrested following chase from deputies

Kyler Farmer, of Mayfield, was arrested after foot chase across two lanes of traffic on U.S. 45 and into a parking lot in Graves County.
Published: Sep. 12, 2022 at 12:00 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 12, 2022 at 5:28 AM CDT
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GRAVES COUNTY, Ky. (KFVS) - A 20-year-old man was taken into custody after the Graves County Sheriff’s Office said he led deputies on a chase on U.S. 45 North Wayne Drive.

The chase took places on Thursday, September 8 around 11 p.m..

Kyler Farmer, of Mayfield, is accused of giving a deputy false information during a traffic stop and running away from the scene after his true identity was known.

The deputies chased after Farmer, crossed two lanes of traffic on U.S. 45 and into a parking lot.

It was in the parking lot, behind a residential neighborhood, where Farmer was taken into custody.

He was then taken to a hospital.

After Farmer was medically cleared on Sunday, Sept. 11, he was arrested and charged with fleeing or evading police 1st degree on foot, public intoxication, giving peace officers false identifying information and obstructing a highway.

The sheriff’s office said Farmer also had outstanding warrants in Graves County which include the following:

  • Bench warrant: probation violation, fleeing or evading police 1st Degree (separate incident)
  • Bench warrant: contempt of court
  • Bench warrant: failure to appear
  • Bench warrant: failure to appear
  • Bench warrant: failure to appear for sentencing on fleeing or evading police 1st degree (separate incident)

Kentucky State Police, Mayfield Police and Mayfield-Graves County EMS assisted with the case.