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ACSO: Russell Co. man arrested after vehicle pursuit

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, at 2:32pmCT, Deputy Tracy McCarol received a call from Adair County 911 dispatch of a reckless driver on KY 80 east. Dispatch had received complaints of a vehicle driving erraticly and a description of the vehicle.

Approximately four miles out, Deputy McCarol met the vehicle, a gold-colored Ford Ranger, and observed it running off the road. He attempted a traffic stop by initiating his emergency equipment, but the vehicle failed to yield and picked up speed.

Sheriff Josh Brockman, who responded to assist, was able to get in front of the vehicle with his cruiser and slow the vehicle to a stop. Columbia Police Chief Jr Murphy positioned his cruiser to box the vehicle in just prior to city limits, bringing the pursuit to an end.

Cody Foley, age 36, of Russell Springs, was taken into custody. He was lodged in the Adair County Regional Jail on charges of:
  • Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol
  • Operating on a DUI Suspended License 2nd offense
  • Fleeing and Evading Police 1st degree.
  • Reckless driving
The Adair County Sheriff's Office is continuing the investigation

This story was posted on 2022-03-11 13:45:13
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