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Fleeing suspect runs out of gas, continues on foot briefly. Surrenders to KSP

Homeowner tip of car in driveway with driver who appeared to be passed out, leads to suspect flight until car runs out of gas, then a brief pursuit on foot before fugitive surrendered, was arrested, and lodged in the Casey County Detention Center, Liberty, KY, facing multiple charges.
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By Tpr Nick Hale, Public Information Officer
Kentucky State Police Post 15, 1118 Jamestown St., Columbia, KY

CASEY COUNTY, KY - (Fri 18 May 2018) - On May 18, 2018 at approximately 08:43 EST Trooper Mike Woodrum responded to a on Fishing Creek road in reference to the home owner stating that there was a blue 1995 Chevrolet in his driveway with an unknown male in the driver seat who appeared to be passed out.

The driver fled the scene as Trooper Woodrum approached the vehicle. After fleeing several miles the Chevrolet operated by Jeremy Sears, age 23, of Hustonville ran out of gas on Twin Oaks Road.

Sears then fled on foot for a short distance before giving up.

Sears was arrested and charged with Fleeing or Evading Police, 1st degree, (Motor Vehicle), Failure to wear seat belts, No Registration Plates, No Registration Receipt and Possession of a firearm by a Convicted Felon. Sears was Lodged in the Casey County Detention Center, Liberty, KY.

NOTE: Arrests and charges are not findings of guilt. An individual charged in an arrest is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

This story was posted on 2018-05-18 13:30:16
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