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Louisville man arrested after Nelson County chase in stolen car

Taylor Tucker, 18, of Louisville, is charged with criminal mischief, fleeing or evading police...
Taylor Tucker, 18, of Louisville, is charged with criminal mischief, fleeing or evading police on foot and in a vehicle, receiving stolen property, wanton endangerment and traffic charges.(Source: LaRue County Detention Center)
Published: Oct. 1, 2020 at 2:21 PM EDT
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BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WAVE) - A man was arrested in Bardstown after leading police investigating car break-ins the Cox’s Creek area of Nelson County on a chase.

Taylor Tucker, 18, of Louisville, is charged with criminal mischief, fleeing or evading police on foot and in a vehicle, receiving stolen property, wanton endangerment and traffic charges.

According to the Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were on a call around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday about someone breaking into vehicles in the Spring Court area when they spotted a car being driven by Tucker. A check of the license plate revealed the car had been reported stolen.

The car sped off on Louisville Road during an attempted traffic stop, but crashed into a light pole after reaching the court square.

Tucker was taken into custody after a short foot chase. He is being held in the LaRue County Detention Center.

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