On February 28, 2023 at approximately 2:10 A.M. CST, Kentucky State Police (KSP) received a call to observe for four Dodge Challenger Hellcat vehicles that had been stolen in Somerset.
A KSP Trooper observed the four vehicles and attempted to perform a traffic stop on them on the Cumberland Parkway in Adair County for a speeding violation. The vehicles did not stop when the Trooper activated his emergency equipment and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit continued until Troopers were able to deploy a tire deflation device and disabled the vehicle on I-65 in Warren County. Upon termination of the pursuit, the suspect, Caveze C. Jones, age 19 of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, was taken into custody after a short foot pursuit.
Mr. Jones was arrested and lodged in the Adair County Detention Center. Mr. Jones was charged with the following charges:
- Speeding 26 or More Over Speed Limit
- Fleeing or Evading Police – 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle)
- Wanton Endangerment – 1st Degree (Police Officer)
- Receiving Stolen Property - $10,000 or More
- Resisting Arrest
- And other traffic violations
The case remains under investigation by Trooper Brandon Roark. Trooper Roark was assisted by other KSP Troopers as well as the Glasgow Police Department.