high speed chase 300 redMARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (3/29/13) – On Thursday, March 27, 2013 Lieutenant Brent White clocked a 1998 Suzuki motorcycle north bound on the Jackson Purchase Parkway, at the 28 mile marker, in Graves County doing 91 MPH in a 70 MPH zone.
 
Lt. White activated his emergency equipment, and the motorcycle’s operator failed to stop. Lt. White pursued the motorcycle into Marshall County. The operator of the motorcycle reached a top speed of 130 MPH during the pursuit. Lt. White radioed for assistance to officers north of his location. The pursuit lasted for 13 miles, until reaching Exit 41 on the parkway, where the operator exited onto US 641. At this location, he encountered Captain Jeremy Hicks of the Benton Police Department, who assisted Lt. White in getting the operator stopped.
 
The driver was identified as Brian J. Farmer (22) of Wingo. He was taken into custody by Trooper Brian Duvall and charged with the following offenses: (1) Speeding (26- miles per hour or more over the limit); (2) Reckless Driving; and (3) Fleeing/Evading Police-1st Degree (Class D Felony).
 
Farmer was lodged in the Marshall County Jail.
 
The Kentucky State Police were assisted by the Benton Police Department and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Brent White
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

18th Annual Jeep Jamboree Returns to Turkey Bay

KENTUCKY (4/25/15) — Jeep owners will soon travel to Turkey Bay Off-Highway Vehicle Area at Land Between The Lakes for… Read More

MCCH Wellness Works to Offer Free Screenings in May

MURRAY, KY. (4/25/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital’s Wellness Works program will be offering free community health… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11954

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7526

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5790

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4883

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4129

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11954

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8811

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 4129

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1152

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 1145

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1117

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1088

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 1070

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 978

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 976

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 973

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 939

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News