Murray, Ky. (January 08, 2017) – On January 7, 2017 at approximately 1:11 p.m. Kentucky State Police Trooper Jody Cash conducted a traffic stop on a gold 2000 Mercedes for a traffic violation on KY-94 West of Tri-City, KY.
During the traffic stop Demetrick R. Rose, 40, of Murray, KY exited his vehicle and fled north into a field leaving two juveniles in the vehicle, ages 11yrs old and 3yrs old. Tpr. Cash began to pursue Rose into the field but terminated his pursuit and returned to the vehicle to ensure the safety of the children. The children were later released to their mother.
KSP Troopers located Rose hiding in a house on Butterworth Road in Calloway County around 11:50 p.m. that night. Rose was charged him with Speeding 17mph over the limit (Violation), Following Another Vehicle too Closely (Violation), Possession Of Open Alcohol Container In Motor Vehicle (Violation), Failure To Wear Seatbelt (Violation), Failure of Non-Owner Operator To Maintain Insurance (Class B Misdemeanor), Six Counts of Giving Officer False Name Or Address (Class B Misdemeanor), DUI 2nd Offense – Aggravated (Class B Misdemeanor), Driving Dui Suspended License 1st Offense – Aggravated (Class A Misdemeanor), Resisting Arrest (Class A Misdemeanor), Theft Of Identity (Class D Felony), Three Counts of Wanton Endangerment – 1st Degree (Class D Felony), Two Counts of Abandonment Of A Minor (Class D Felony) , And Fleeing Or Evading Police – 1st Degree – on Foot – (Class D Felony).
Three Probation Violation Warrants were also served on Rose. Also Shanna M. Rose, 40, of Murray was arrested at the address on Butterworth Road and charged with Hindering Prosecution or Apprehension – 2nd degree (Class A Misdemeanor), Drug Paraphernalia – Buy/Possess (Class A Misdemeanor), and Possession of Marijuana (Class B Misdemeanor). K.S.P. was assisted at the scene of the traffic stop by the Graves County Sheriff’s Department and the Murray Police Department’s K9 unit. K.S.P. was assisted at the residence on Butterworth Road by the Calloway County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky Department of Probation/Parole.
The investigation continues by Trooper Jody Cash and Tpr. Paul Berhow.