Thu. Dec 12th, 2019

Campbellsville man arrested after pursuit


TAYLOR COUNTY, Ky. – A Campbellsville man was arrested Monday after leading Kentucky State Police on an early morning pursuit in Lebanon.

According to Kentucky State Police, the Lebanon Police Department notified them shortly before 1:30 a.m. of a pursuit on US-68. When state police became involved, they observed the driver, 39-year-old William Robinson, run through several traffic lights, driving on the wrong side of the roadway and driving at speeds above 100 miles per hour.

Police say the driver was eventually stopped in Metcalfe County with a tire deflation device. The car ran off the roadway after the tires were deflated. According to a news release, Robinson fled on foot for a short distance but was apprehended.

Robinson was arrested and charged with speeding 26 miles per hour over the speed limit; having no registration plate; having no registration receipt; failure to maintain required insurance; reckless driving; disregarding a traffic control device; first degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle; second degree fleeing or evading police on foot; and resisting arrest.

Robinson was lodged in the Taylor County Jail.

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