Update: Amber Alert Ends in Chase and Arrest

Update: Amber Alert Ends in Chase and Arrest

State Police said Joshua Yeager, 24, was arrested after a chase that ended in Upton in Hardin County. Investigators said his 2-year old daughter, who was at the center of the Amber Alert, was not harmed.
 An Amber Alert was cancelled for a Shepherdsville toddler who was found safe in Hardin county Tuesday night after a police pursuit.
 Kentucky State Police said Jaylynn Maxey, 2, was taken by her father, Joshua Yeager, 24, and that she could be in danger.
 Police said Yeager was spotted driving on I65 near Upton at 11:26 p.m. and officers began a pursuit.
 The chase ended on U.S. 31 when police put down tire-deflation devices and blew out the tires on the car.
 Yeager was taken into custody and Maxey was found unharmed in the car, according to police.
 She was released to into her mother's custody.
 Yeager was booked into the Hardin County Detention Center on several charges, including endangering the welfare of a minor and wanton endangerment of a police officer.




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