Two arrested following police chase on I-64


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A convicted felon is in trouble with the law again after being accused of waving a gun out of a car window during a police chase and trying to hit police cars at least three times during the pursuit, according to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say 37-year-old Patrick Church, of Hillsboro, refused to pull over for a traffic stop on I-64 near exit 113.

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According to deputies, with the help of the Mount Sterling Police, Winchester Police and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, Church was stopped and arrested at exit 97.  They say he had meth on him at the time of his arrest.  He faces drug and other charges, according to investigators.

Deputies say one of Church’s passengers was arrested on charges, including burglary.  She was identified as 20-year-old McKenzie Artrip, of Jeffersonville.

Both suspects were taken to the Montgomery County Jail.