This incident remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police.
Clay City, Ky.(February 25, 2019) On February 25, 2019 a Kentucky State Police Post 8 Trooper observed a stolen vehicle on Winchester Road near Clay City, KY. The Trooper activated his emergency equipment and attempted to stop the stolen vehicle on Virden Ridge Road. The operator of the vehicle refused to stop and a brief pursuit ensued. The operator of the vehicle then turned on West Lone Oak Road and made a U-turn and attempted to strike the Trooper. The Trooper then fired his state issued firearm into the vehicle to attempt to stop the vehicle. The operator then proceeded back onto Virden Ridge Road and wrecked the stolen vehicle. The unknown operator exited the vehicle and fled on foot to Sky View Lane. After receiving several tips from the public, Troopers arrested Michael Osborne and lodged him in the Powell County Detention Center. The Kentucky State Police was assisted on scene by the Powell County Sheriff’s Department and the Clay City Fire and Rescue. This incident remains under investigation by the Kentucky State Police.