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KSP Captures Escapee In Shelby County Pursuit


(Frankfort, KY) - On May 23, 2014, Kentucky State Police capture an escaped prisoner after a short pursuit on I64 westbound in Shelby County.

Fabian H. Valentine, age 37, of Louisville, KY, was arrested by Kentucky State Police after he escaped from a Correctional Transport Officer at a rest area in Clark County. Valentine allegedly stole a white 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe, from the rest area, fleeing the scene. Kentucky State Police tracked the subject, locating him traveling westbound on I64, Franklin County. A short pursuit through Franklin and Shelby Counties ensued. Troopers were able to stop the vehicle after Valentine rammed a State Police cruiser. Valentine was arrested without incident.

The investigation continues by Kentucky State Police Post 8 and 12.

Kentucky State Police Post 12 provides police coverage for Anderson, Fayette, Franklin, Scott, Shelby, Spencer and Woodford counties.

For any questions, please contact TFC Kendra Wilson, Public Affairs Officer, at (502) 227-2221.