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Christian County Pursuit and Arrest

Date of News Release: 01/14/2014

Oak Grove, KY (Christian County) - On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., Trooper Jim McArthur was on the Edward T. Breathett Pennyrile Parkway near the four mile marker when he observed a motorcycle traveling southbound at a high rate of speed. Trooper McArthur activated his emergency equipment and pursued the motorcycle southbound on the parkway. The motorcycle exited the parkway and continued eastbound on Interstate 24. The motorcycle exited at the 86 mile marker and failed to negotiate the curve. The operator of the motorcycle, identified as Dana E. Grice Jr, 33, of Clarksville, TN, was taken to Jennie Stuart Medical Center, where he was treated and released.

Mr. Grice was lodged in the Christian County Detention Center and charged with the following offenses:

  1. Fleeing/Evading Police 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle)
  2. Speeding 26 MPH or Greater Over the Speed Limit
  3. Reckless Driving
  4. No Motorcycle Operator License

Trooper McArthur was assisted at the scene by Sergeant Tim Sales, Oak Grove Police Department, and Christian County EMS.