A break-in on Cherry Street led to the pursuit and arrest of a Glasgow man on Monday.
Thomas A. Dickey, 27, 1018 Coral Hill Road, was arrested on Central Avenue when Glasgow police officers caught him after a chase along various streets in the city limits, according to a GPD report.
Glasgow police responded when dispatch told them a white van was leaving the scene of a break-in, headed south on Columbia Avenue. It traveled along Front Street, North Race Street and Happy Valley Road at a high rate of speed, according to the report.
The chase continued until the vehicle Dickey was driving slid off the road and hit a tree at Highland Park. When the crash occurred, Dickey left the vehicle along with an injured passenger and fled on foot through the woods. Police caught up with Dickey on Central Avenue and arrested him. According to the report, Dickey “placed [the officer], his passenger and other
citizens (in great danger) as they traveled the roadways.”
The tags on the vehicle Dickey was driving had expired in March and Dickey’s license was suspended. He also did not have insurance on the vehicle, the release said.
The passenger, Todd R. Lecroy, 19, 204 Mammoth Cave St., Cave City, sustained a head injury and was transported to T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
Both Dickey and Lecroy were suspected of alcohol consumption prior to the crash, according to the collision report.
Dickey was charged with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, second-degree fleeing and evading, leaving the scene of an accident, operating a motor vehicle under the influence, expired vehicle registration, operating a motor vehicle on a suspended operator’s license, second-degree failure to maintain required insurance and reckless driving.
Dickey is being held at the Barren County Corrections Center on no bond.
Lecroy was treated and released from the hospital, officials said. He has not been charged with any crime.