Louisa, KY. (September 14, 2020) – On September 14, 2020 at 6:54 p.m., Trooper Newsome clocked a vehicle driven by Hark Mullins at 102 mph on US 23. Once activating his emergency equipment, Mr. Mullins began to flee and turned on KY 645. The vehicle lost control and struck a ditch causing it to lose its back bumper but continued traveling until coming to an abrupt stop.
As Trooper Newsome approached the vehicle, it then accelerated from the scene. After traveling numerous roads, Mr. Mullins lost control of the vehicle and struck an embankment at the intersection of KY 645 and KY 2033. Trooper Newsome was then able to take Mr. Mullins into custody without incident and charged with the following: Fleeing or Evading 1st Degree, Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon, DUI and other traffic violations. Mr. Mullins was lodged at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center.
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