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Paducah man leads KSP on pursuit through two counties

Date of News Release: 11/27/2017

MURRAY, Ky. (November 23, 2017) – Trooper Donald Bowman was working Marshall county Thanksgiving day when he observed a Chevy Camaro doing 89 mph in a 55 zone. He activated his emergency equipment and turned around on the vehicle. The vehicle accelerated and continued south on US 641 toward Calloway county. The driver Jarru R. Cavitt of Paducah continued into Calloway County where he turned onto Charley Miller Road and a short time later into a driveway at a residence. Cavitt and his passenger Tia Riley, also of Paducah were both taken into custody without incident.

Jarru Cavitt was charged with carrying concealed deadly weapon, no registration plates, no insurance, speeding 25 or more, possession of marijuana, wanton endangerment 1st police, reckless driving, wanton endangerment 2nd 3 counts, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating on suspended or revoked oln, possession of open container, fleeing or evading 1st and littering. Riley was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Both subjects were lodged in the Calloway county jail.

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