Marcelo Martinz was lodged in the Barren County Detention Center.
Park City, KY (October 17th, 2019) – On Thursday morning around 10:30 a.m. the Kentucky State Police responded to a male subject walking on I-65 near the Park City exit. A Kentucky State Police Trooper made contact with the male subject, later identified as Marcelo Lopez Martinz (21), who was walking southbound at the 47 mile marker. Martinz became combative toward the Trooper during the interaction at which time the Trooper attempted to place Martinz under arrest. Martinz fled from the Trooper on foot into a wooded area near the interstate. After a multiagency search for Martinz, he was located by the Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office behind a residence on Louisville Road in Edmonson County. Martinz was taken into custody and lodged in the Barren County Detention Center.
Martinz was charged with the following offenses:
- Stop/Stand/Park on Limited Access Highway
- Resisting Arrest
- Fleeing or Evading Police, 1st degree (On Foot)
- Wanton Endangerment, 1st degree (Police Officer)
The Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Barren County Sheriff’s Office, Cave City Police Department, and Edmonson County Sheriff’s Office.
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