KSP: Juvenile tased following high-speed chase

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MAYFIELD, Ky. (WTVQ) – Troopers say a juvenile is in custody after leading them on a high-speed chase Sunday in Graves County.

Kentucky State Police say troopers spotted a car going 92 miles per hour headed south toward Mayfield on US 45 North.

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After trying to stop the car, troopers say the driver sped up to 110 miles per hour and led them on a nine-mile chase.

Troopers say the driver turned onto a street with no outlet. That’s when troopers say the juvenile driver got out of the car while it was still in motion and tried to run away.

Authorities say they tased and arrested the juvenile, who gave them multiple fake names.

Investigators say they found out the car was stolen from Paducah back in November.

The juvenile is charged with speeding, reckless driving, criminal mischief and several other charges.

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Bobbi McSwine joined the ABC 36 News Team in March 2020. She started as a Web Content Producer in November 2019. She was born and raised in Chicago, IL, known to many as the “Windy City.” She studied journalism at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. While in school, she had a number of internships ranging from Free Spirit Media, ABC 7 Chicago and Illinois Public Media. She fell in love with writing in high school and paired that with a newfound passion for storytelling in college. She misses her hometown, but she loves the horses and rich history in Lexington. When she’s not working, she’s probably listening to music or binge-watching Netflix. She’s always looking to get to know more people in Central Kentucky, so feel free to shoot her a message on Facebook @BobbiWTVQ, follow her on Twitter @McSwineB_News, or send her an email at bmcswine@wtvq.com.