Pike County Sheriff’s Office vehicle pursuit ends in DUI arrest

STAFF REPORT :::

A Jan. 24 vehicle pursuit in Pike County resulted in one arrest.

The Pike County Sheriff’s Office reports that Levi Mincey, of Gresham Road, fled from deputies on Highway 19.

Authorities say a deputy was approaching Mincey in reference to an investigation of driving under the influence when he allegedly fled.

Mincey was ultimately arrested on Highway 41 after he entered a church parking lot and deputies pinned his vehicle in to prevent him from reentering the roadway.

Officials say Mincey did not comply with directions and a taser was deployed to “gain his compliance.”

Mincey was arrested and transported to the Pike County Jail. He faces charges including driving under the influence, fleeing and attempting to elude and reckless driving

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