Suspect arrested after pursuit in Henderson


HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – One person was arrested Monday night after a pursuit in Henderson County.

We’re told the pursuit started when authorities tried to stop a suspected drunk driver.

Authorities tell us the pursuit ended on Wood Drive in Henderson where the suspect, Ernesto A. Martinez-Pascual, 22, of Henderson, ditched the car and ran.

He was arrested at Seven Oaks Apartments near Wood Drive just after 10 p.m.

He faces the following charges:

  • Speeding
  • Reckless Driving
  • Fleeing/Evading 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle)
  • Fleeing/Evading 1st Degree (On Foot)
  • Driving Under the Influence 3rd Offense
  • Driving on DUI Suspended License 1st Offense
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Disregarding Traffic Control Device
  • Possession of Marijuana

Police say Martinez-Pascual also had three outstanding warrants in Jefferson County, Kentucky.

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(This story was originally published on August 3, 2020)

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