TFC Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 16, Henderson
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Fleeing or Evading Police Arrest in Daviess County
Date of News Release: 04/21/2013
(Henderson, KY) -- On Sunday April 21, 2013 Trooper Aaron Pryor attempted to stop a Black 2001 Toyota Camry for suspicion of driving under the influence. The vehicle which was operated by Andrew D. Dampier led police on a pursuit that extended into Spencer County Indiana. Spencer County Sheriff's Department then pursued the vehicle where Mr. Dampier struck a Spencer County Deputies vehicle causing an accident. The pursuit then came back into Kentucky where stop sticks were deployed and the pursuit ended a short time later and Mr. Dampier was apprehended. Dampier was charged with Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree, DUI 3rd offense aggravated circumstances, Wanton Endangerment 1st degree, Driving on a DUI suspended license, Possession of license with privileges revoked, Speeding 26 mph over the limit, Failure of owner to maintain required insurance 1st offense, Reckless driving, and Resisting arrest. Dampier was lodged in the Daviess County Detention Center. Mr. Dampier will have pending charges in Indiana as well.