Police chase stolen car from Bullitt Co. into Clark Co. IN, 2 in - wave3.com-Louisville News, Weather & Sports

Police chase stolen car from Bullitt Co. into Clark Co. IN, 2 in custody

The chase sped through Louisville on I-65 North. (Source: Trimarc) The chase sped through Louisville on I-65 North. (Source: Trimarc)
The pursuit finally ended on I-65 North in Clark County just past Exit 9. (Source: Lee Holeman, WAVE 3 News) The pursuit finally ended on I-65 North in Clark County just past Exit 9. (Source: Lee Holeman, WAVE 3 News)
Kenneth Morley (Source: Clark Co. Detention Center) Kenneth Morley (Source: Clark Co. Detention Center)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Numerous police agencies chased a driver of a stolen car who would not stop for officers in Bullitt County, Kentucky through WAVE Country into Indiana early Wednesday morning.

It started around 12:30 a.m. when officers spotted the stolen car in Shepherdsville and tried to pull over the driver. Police told us the car was reported stolen from Jeffersonville.

DOWNLOAD OUR APPS
+ News app: Apple | Android
+ Weather app: Apple | Android

Shepherdsville Police Department Major Mike O'Donnell said two suspects were in the car and one of them, identified as Charles Kerr, took off on foot and was taken into custody.

The driver of the car sped off, and the police pursuit began.

Louisville Metro Police Department officers were asked to assist Bullitt County officers when the chase crossed county lines.

The pursuit came into Jefferson County on Preston Highway. Police said the suspect got on the Gene Snyder (I-265) and then took Interstate 65 North.

The Trimarc network of cameras captured the pursuit as it sped down I-65 near Crittenden Drive.

Police said at some point during the chase, the suspect may have thrown some objects out the window of the car.

The chase continued across the Lincoln Bridge and into Clark County on I-65 North.

It wasn't until mile marker 10, just past Exit 9 for Sellersburg, that the car was caught by police using stop sticks on the interstate. That was around 1 a.m.

After a brief foot chase, that suspect, identified as Kenneth Morley, was taken into custody.

>> MUGSHOTS: January 2018 Roundup

Morley was charged with counterfeiting, receiving stolen property, reckless driving, resisting law enforcement in Clark County. He also faces additional charges of receiving stolen property and criminal possession of a forged instrument in Bullitt County.

During the pursuit numerous agencies were involved including Shepherdsville Police, the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office, Mt. Washington Police, Kentucky State Police, LMPD, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Indiana State Police, the Clark County Sheriff's Office and Jeffersonville Police.

Copyright 2018 WAVE 3 News. All rights reserved.

  • WAVE 3 NewsNEWSMore>>

  • Prices for Prime Day 2018 vs. Black Friday 2017

    Prices for Prime Day 2018 vs. Black Friday 2017

    Sunday, July 15 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-07-16 00:32:54 GMT
    Amazon Prime Day starts Monday. (Source: Amazon / Facebook)Amazon Prime Day starts Monday. (Source: Amazon / Facebook)
    Amazon Prime Day starts Monday. (Source: Amazon / Facebook)Amazon Prime Day starts Monday. (Source: Amazon / Facebook)

    Amazon Prime Day starts at 3 p.m. on Monday, but the online retailer has already started slashing prices. Here's how some of the offers for Prime Day 2018 stack up against prices from Black Friday 2017.

    More >>

    Amazon Prime Day starts at 3 p.m. on Monday, but the online retailer has already started slashing prices. Here's how some of the offers for Prime Day 2018 stack up against prices from Black Friday 2017.

    More >>
  • Behind the Forecast: How humans affect the weather

    Behind the Forecast: How humans affect the weather

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:56 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:56:29 GMT
    Weather has an impact on our daily lives but we actually have an impact on it. (Source: Tawana Andrew)Weather has an impact on our daily lives but we actually have an impact on it. (Source: Tawana Andrew)

    The weather has an impact on our everyday lives but we also have an impact on it.  Here are just a few of the ways that humans actually change the weather. 

    More >>

    The weather has an impact on our everyday lives but we also have an impact on it.  Here are just a few of the ways that humans actually change the weather. 

    More >>
  • Papa John's CEO issues open letter to customers

    Papa John's CEO issues open letter to customers

    Sunday, July 15 2018 7:35 PM EDT2018-07-15 23:35:22 GMT
    The Papa John's brand has been impacted by founder John Schnatter's comments. (Source: WAVE 3 News)The Papa John's brand has been impacted by founder John Schnatter's comments. (Source: WAVE 3 News)
    The Papa John's brand has been impacted by founder John Schnatter's comments. (Source: WAVE 3 News)The Papa John's brand has been impacted by founder John Schnatter's comments. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

    Papa John's CEO Steve Richie issued an open letter on Sunday evening in light of the controversy surrounding comments made by founder John Schnatter.

    More >>

    Papa John's CEO Steve Richie issued an open letter on Sunday evening in light of the controversy surrounding comments made by founder John Schnatter.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly