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Hopkins County Pursuit and Arrest

Date of News Release: 09/04/2014

Nortonville, KY (Hopkins County) - On Wednesday, September 3rd, Trooper Jon McGehee was assisting the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office and Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force on a criminal investigation in Graham. A 1999 Lexus, driven by Jason Fryar, fled from Trooper McGehee and members of the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Office on US 62. Mr. Fryar continued into Hopkins County where the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office assisted. Mr. Fryar stopped in Nortonville after Trooper Joe Bartolotti deployed a tire deflation device. Both Mr. Fryar and a passenger, Dasha Bean of Nebo, were arrested and lodged in the Hopkins County Detention Center.