Thomas Trummer was located in Lannan Park
Louisville, Ky. (June 13, 2019) –Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 4 Troopers involved in a shooting after wanted suspect flees. On June 11, 2019, Post 4 Trooper Eric Smallwood, while on routine patrol, observed a vehicle in the parking lot of the Kroger at 10645 Dixie Highway in Louisville. As Trooper Smallwood attempted to make contact with the suspect, Thomas A. Trummer (26) of Irvington, he took off dragging Trooper Smallwood with the vehicle. Trooper Smallwood ended up losing Trummer and later obtained arrest warrants for assault 3rd degree, fleeing and evading 1st degree and wanton Endangerment 1stof a police officer.
On June 13, 2019 at approximately 1750 hours, KSP Post 4 was able to locate Trummer in the area of Hotel Louisville on the corner of Broadway and 2nd street. Troopers located Trummer setting in his vehicle in the hotel parking lot. As Troopers attempted to make contact with Trummer, he again fled the scene before ramming another car, a KSP cruiser, and nearly striking a trooper. At that time, Troopers fired at the vehicle. Trummer, along with a female passenger, sped through the parking lot and through an iron fence into heavy traffic.
At that time, Louisville Metro Police Department was requested to assist in the search. LMPD air, K-9, and other specialty units assisted KSP in locating Trummer. At approximately 8:32, Trummer was located in Lannan Park and taken into custody without further incident and lodged in Louisville Metro Corrections.
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