Law enforcement tried to stop Thomas’s vehicle for a traffic violation while he was traveling east on Highway 68/80, but he refused to stop, leading to the chase, according to Cadiz Police Department reports. CPD and Trigg County Sheriff’s Department vehicles were involved in the chase.
Although Thomas was mostly traveling at speeds considerably slower than 70 mph, he would not yield to law enforcement, and the chase continued on Highway 68 until he turned onto old Highway 68 and then onto Highway 117 toward Gracey, police reports said.
At that point, units from the Kentucky State Police and the Christian County Sheriff’s Department joined the chase, during which time Thomas drove through several stop signs and stop lights, said police reports.
Thomas missed spike strips that KSP officers deployed at the intersection of Highway 117 and Highway 107, but was stopped two miles later at a rolling roadblock, wherein law enforcement vehicles surround the suspect’s vehicle and slow down, forcing it to stop, according to police reports.
There were no injuries, no vehicles were damaged, and every proper pursuit procedure was followed, said sheriff’s reports.