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Columbia man leads police on two county, high speed chase

It started at 7:30amCT, this morning: Incident starts on Jamestown Street in Columbia, KY. Fleeing 1996 Toyota takes many diversions through several different city streets before turning onto KY 80 - Russell Road - into Russell County where Russell Springs and Russell County units joined in the chase. Fugitive makes series of turns to return to KY 80 west toward Columbia, with the chase finally coming to an end six miles east of Columbia. Operator arrested, lodged in Adair County Regional Jail.
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By Ofc. Josh Brockman Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department, Chief, Jason Cross

COLUMBIA, KY (Fri 10 Jun 2016) Columbia Police Department arrested a Columbia man this morning after a vehicle pursuit involving multiple agencies.

The incident occurred this morning around 7:30amCT, when CPD Ofc. John Dial attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a 1996 Toyota Camry traveling south on Jamestown Street.



The vehicle then sped off turning into several city streets before turning onto KY 80 and leading the pursuit east of Columbia.

At that point CPD Sgt Tracy McCarol and Deputy Aron Rainwater accompanied by Probation and Parole Ofc Pennington joined in the pursuit. The pursuit entered into Russell County where Russell Springs Police Department and Russell County Sheriff's Department became involved in pursuit.

The suspect made a series of turns and ended up heading back west toward Columbia. The pursuit finally came to end in the 6000 block of KY 80, in Adair County where 22 year Nathaniel Johnson was arrested and lodged in Adair County Regional Jail on charges of Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree, 5 counts of Wanton Endangerment 1st degree, Possession of Marijuana, Reckless Driving, Speeding, improper passing, Failure to Produce Insurance, Failure to Wear Seatbelt, And License to be in Possession.

The pursuit spanned over 20 miles with speed ranging from 50 mph to 115 mph at some points.

The arrest and investigation is ongoing by CPD Ofc. John Dial - Josh Brockman


This story was posted on 2016-06-10 10:40:13
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