On Sunday April 3rd, 2022 at approximately 12:41a.m., Madison County Deputies responded to the area of S. Killarney to assist the Richmond Police Department regarding a pursuit. Deputies located the vehicle in question traveling on S. Killarney and initiated a traffic stop. The vehicle, a white Jaguar, engaged in erratic driving behavior placing officers and others at grave risk and continually failed to yield. The white Jaguar, while still failing to yield to activated emergency equipment, attempted to strike emergency vehicles with no regard for Deputies and innocent bystanders continued on to I-75 northbound – while still attempting to strike vehicles traveling on the interstate.
At Exit 125 in Georgetown the suspect lost control of the vehicle and four occupants bailed from the vehicle and fled on foot. Three of the four occupants of the vehicle were apprehended and taken in to custody.
Additionally, three firearms were located with one reported as stolen.
The operator, Kiodai Martin, was charged with: • MULTIPLE TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS • OPER MTR VEHICLE U/INFL CONT SUB (189A.010(1D) – 1ST • FLEEING OR EVADING POLICE, 1ST DEGREE (MOTOR VEHICLE) • WANTON ENDANGERMENT-1ST DEGREE-POLICE OFFICER • WANTON ENDANGERMENT-1ST DEGREE RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY (FIREARM)
Craig Nicholason – Passenger • RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY (FIREARM) Juvenile – Passenger • RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY (FIREARM) • POSSESSION OF HANDGUN BY MINOR, 1ST OFFENSE *Deputy B. Arnett is the primary case officer and was assisted on scene by additional Madison County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Kentucky State Police Post 12, Lexington Metro Police Department, the Georgetown Police Department and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
*Occupants of vehicle received additional charges, from local and state agencies, for crimes occurring in their respective jurisdictions.