A Mercer County man has been arrested by the Adair County Sheriffs Department on multiple felony charges after vehicle pursuit that started in Taylor County and ended in Adair County.
Sheriff Josh Brockman said the incident began when Campbellsville authorities notified Adair 911 around 8:40 pm Wednesday evening that they were in pursuit of an automobile headed toward Columbia on KY55 north, Campbellsville officials advised that the operator Robert Caines had made threats to kill his wife and was possibly under influence.
Campbellsville Police terminated their pursuit as it entered into Adair County approximately 3 miles north of Columbia, Brockman told 99.9 The Big Dawg that vehicle was clocked at 100 mph, the pursuit turned onto KY 206 and ended at the 10 mile marker, The operator Robert Caines age 43 was arrested and lodged in the Adair County Jail without incident .
Caines is charged with:
fleeing and evading police 1st degree
speeding 26 mph over the limit
wanton endangerment 1st degree
poss of controlled substance
possession of drug paraphernalia
operating motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol -reckless driving -no insurance
Adair County Sheriffs Office is continuing the investigation