A high speed chase leads authorities through mulitple counties over the weekend.
A little after midnight on Saturday, Deputies Abbott, Wren & Hopper with Boyle Co. Sheriff's Office attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 2020 Jeep for minor traffic violations on Hustonville Road. Once deputies activated their lights, the vehicle then sped off heading south, ran a red light & reached speeds in excess of 100 mph.
Deputies observed items being tossed out of the vehicle in Junction City. The vehicle fled through Lincoln, Casey, and Russell Counties before turning west bound on KY 80 in Russell Springs & entering Adair County almost hitting an Adair Co. Sheriffs cruiser.
The chase continued onto the Cumberland Parkway to mile marker 41, where the suspects vehicle ran out of gas.
34-year-old Jeremy Eley & 27-year-old Antonio Richardson, both of Detroit, MI, were taken into custody without incident.
Items seized included a large amount of cash & a significant amount of heroin.
Both were lodged in the Boyle Co Jail on numerous charges.
Lincoln Co SO, Casey Co SO, Liberty PD, KSP, Adair Co SO, & Columbia PD assisted.