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POLICE NEWS: State police trooper injured in pursuit on Interstate 65 - Bowling Green Daily News: News

POLICE NEWS: State police trooper injured in pursuit on Interstate 65

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Posted: Monday, November 9, 2009 12:00 am | Updated: 10:24 pm, Fri Mar 16, 2012.

A Kentucky State Police trooper was injured Saturday during a pursuit of a motorcycle that had been reported stolen.

Trooper John Holbrook was injured while taking part in the pursuit of the motorcycle in the northbound lane of Interstate 65.

He was treated and released from the University of Louisville Hospital after his vehicle stuck a vehicle in front of him that had slowed in his lane.

According to a news release from KSP Post 3, the motorcycle, driven by Wallace F. Peterson III of Madison, Tenn., was being pursued by Trooper Joe Gregory on the interstate for a speeding violation.

The motorcycle continued north on I-65 and state police found that it had been reported stolen by the Nashville Metro Police Department in Tennessee.

Holbrook and other troopers, along with Officer Steve Burke of Kentucky Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, joined in the pursuit.

The collision involving Holbrook and the other vehicle, driven by Noah Hensley III and carrying Dara Burks, occurred at the 38-mile marker of I-65, according to the KSP. Hensley and Burks were treated and released from T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow.

Peterson eventually struck the rear of a state police vehicle driven by Trooper Jeremy Smith and was ejected.

Peterson was flown to the University of Louisville Hospital and remains in critical condition. Smith was unhurt in the crash.

Arrest — Jason Matthew Gatewood, 31, 624 Second Ave., was arrested at about 9:30 a.m. Friday and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during a drug-trafficking crime.

According to the Bowling Green-Warren County Drug Task Force, Gatewood had been under surveillance during a joint investigation by the task force and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Gatewood was stopped by the Bowling Green Police Department at Third Avenue and Kentucky Street, and police reportedly found marijuana, a handgun and $1,598 in cash, which officers seized.

Gatewood remains in Warren County Regional Jail under a $2,500 bond.

Arrest — Dontay Desean “Heavy” Duvall, 21, 4115 Pixley Way, Louisville, was arrested at 11:24 p.m. Sunday at Jr. Foods, 3380 Louisville Road and charged with receiving stolen property (firearm).

According to a city police arrest report, officers responding to the store for a reported fight saw a large group of men outside the store.

An officer observed a handgun in the passenger seat of the vehicle at the scene.

Duvall told police the gun belonged to him, but police learned that the gun had been reported stolen by law enforcement in Bullitt County, the report said.

Duvall remains jailed under no bond.

Arrest — Tiffany Beth White, 22, 390 Witt Road, was arrested at 12:37 a.m. Friday and charged with first-degree wanton endangerment.

According to a city police report, officers responded to a two-vehicle accident at Greenwood Alley and East 14th Avenue at about 12:10 a.m. Friday.

White’s husband told police that he was driving a Ford Mustang in the area of Cabell Road and U.S. 31-W By-Pass when Tiffany White, driving a Kia, followed the Mustang and attempted to ram the vehicle.

White then drove into the rear of her husband’s vehicle near the intersection of Greenwood Alley and East 14th Avenue according to the report. Nobody was injured in the collision.

A passenger riding with White’s husband appeared to have been involved in a fight with White after the crash, the report said.

White was released Friday on a $5,000 bond.

Burglary, theft — Someone entered an apartment at The Registry, 103 Old Morgantown Road, and stole a laptop computer, an Xbox 360 video game system and an MP3 player between 4:43 p.m. and 4:50 p.m. Saturday, according to a city police report. Losses totaled $2,300.

Burglary, theft — Someone entered an apartment at The Registry, 103 Old Morgantown Road, and stole a laptop computer and a wallet between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday, according to a city police report. Losses totaled $420.

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