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Pursuit of alleged stolen car leads to arrest of a Tennessee man
Episode happened today, Tuesday, April 3, 2018, on I-65 near Bowling Green, KY, when Nashville man was reported to be driving a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze through town. When KSP officeers located the car near the 10 mile marker in Simpson County, the driver sped up, but suspect was was stopped by OnStar at the Franklin exit, was arrested, taken into custody, lodged in the Simpson County Jail, and now faces multiple charges.
NOTE: Arrests are considered charges. An arrest is not a finding of guilt. An individual charged in an arrest is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.
By Sgt. Jason Morris, Public Affairs Officer, Drug Recognition Expert
Kentucky State Police, Region 2
FRANKLIN, KY (Tue 3 April 2018) Kentucky State Police Bowling Green received a call of a stolen vehicle from Illinois traveling in the Bowling Green area on Interstate 65 today around 1pmCT.
Preliminary investigations indicate that 56 year-old David Johnson of Nashville, TN had stolen a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze belonging to his girlfriend in Illinois. Johnson left the state traveling to his home in Nashville, when local police in Illinois were using OnStar to track the vehicle.
The vehicle was pinged near Bowling Green on Interstate 65 traveling south. Units located the vehicle around the 10 mile marker in Simpson County. When units attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver sped up resulting in an 8 mile pursuit.
The driver was forced to stop, when OnStar disabled the vehicle north of the Franklin exit. The driver was taken into custody, lodged in the Simpson County Jail and was charged with Receiving Stolen Property, Speeding, Fleeing or Evading Police and Operating on a Suspended License.
Officer First Class R. M. Murley is investigating and was assisted by Sgt. Brandon Ford. Citizens can contribute to highway safety by calling KSP toll-free at: (1-800-222-5555). Citizens can call to confidentially report impair drivers or any criminal activity.
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