Woman arrested after high speed police chase through two counties

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A woman was arrested after a high speed police chase that reached speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour through two counties.

Investigators say LaRhonda Perez, of Campbellsville, had active arrest warrants out against her.

Last Sunday, she ran from Campbellsville Police and led officers on a chase that was joined by State Police on KY 61 North, according to investigators.

KSP says the chase continued from Taylor County into Larue County on 31 E toward Hodgenville.  They say that’s when Perez lost control of her vehicle in a curve near a Save-A-Lot.

State Police say she resisted arrest, but was eventually taken into custody and lodged in the Taylor County Detention Center.

Investigators say she was charged with Speeding 26mph over; Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree (motor vehicle); Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree (police officer); DUI 2nd Degree (aggravating circumstance); Reckless Driving; Improper Passing; Failure to Wear Seat Belts; Failure to Produce Insurance Card; Resisting Arrest.



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