Police: Man facing multiple charges after pursuit in Hopkins County


HOPKINS CO., Ky. (WEHT) — A man is facing multiple charges after leading officers on a chase this morning, according to Madisonville Police.

It happened just after 2:30 a.m.

That’s when an officer noticed a driver in a truck run a stop sign at the intersection of Island Ford Road and Whittington Drive.

According to reports the driver, Ronald Willis, was also driving recklessly.

Police later discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen.

Officers tried to pull Willis over when he led them on a chase.

That pursuit ended between Onton and Weldon Road when Willis jumped out of the truck and ran into a field.

Police arrested Willis and took possession of the truck.

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