POLICE: Man leads officer on high-speed chase
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man faces several charges after police say he led an officer on a high-speed chase in Lexington.
It happened Saturday evening on Main Street.
According to court documents, 43-year-old Terrance Suter failed to stop his vehicle during a traffic stop at Circle K gas station on Main Street.
The report says the officer screamed, “Police,” and Suter failed to comply with the officer’s commands.
They say three officers were in the same area when Suter began traveling at a high rate of speed in the middle turn lane on Main Street.
According to his arrest report, a canine officer yelled, ” He’s going to run over us.”
The report says without the canine officer alerting the other three officers to move, they could have been seriously injured.
They say Suter did not have a valid driver’s license or insurance for the vehicle he was driving.
Suter faces charges of wanton endangerment, and fleeing or evading police.
The arrest report also says Suter faces charges of rape, sodomy, and tampering with physical evidence after violently raping a 13-year-old girl.
That incident also happened on Saturday.
He is scheduled to appear in court on those charges today.