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Two men arrested after police chase

SHELBYVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Kentucky State Police arrested two men after a chase that started when a state trooper tried to make a routine traffic stop.

According to the Kentucky State Police in Frankfort, Trooper Mark Treadway attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle with a cracked windshield and no rear view mirror on Scott Station Road Wednesday afternoon around 4:30.

After Treadway activated his emergency equipment, the vehicle pulled into a driveway but refused to stop, crashing through a wooden three plank fence in the rear of a residence. The vehicle ran through a total of three separate fences disabling the vehicle.

The vehicle's driver and passenger then took off on foot into a wooded area but were found and arrested a short time later. 

The driver, 29-year-old David C. Franklin, has been charged with DUI, operating on a suspended license, no rear view mirror, excessive window tint, reckless driving, obstructive view, expired registration, fleeing and evading, no insurance, wanton endangerment and criminal mischief.

Franklin's passenger, 32-year-old Joshua Franklin from Shelbyville, was charged with alcohol intoxication and fleeing and evading.

Both men were being held in the Shelby County Detention Center. 

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