Marshall County man arrested after police chase

FOLSOMDALE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky State Police say they arrested a Benton man Saturday after a chase on the road and then on foot.

Troopers say they saw a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe speeding north on US Highway 45 North near the Folsomdale community.

Troopers say they tried to pull the driver over, but he went west on Pittman Road, across KY 1241 and into the driveway of a home. KSP says the driver got out of the vehicle and ran into the woods.

As State Police searched, a passerby told investigators they saw a man walking west toward KY 945. State Police say the found the man and determined he was the person they were chasing.

Investigators say 43-year-old Peter F. West was arrested and charged with Speeding 16 mph Over the Limit, Reckless Driving, Criminal Trespassing 3rd Degree, Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree (On Foot), No Operators License, Failure of Owner to Maintain Required Insurance, 1st Offense. West was taken to the Graves County Jail.

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