Teen arrested after police chase, crossing state borders


Web Editor - Amanda Roberts

 NEW CONCORD, Ky - When deputies tried to stop a vehicle that failed to yield at an intersection, a police chase ensued, crossing state borders.

Claibourn Richardson, 19 driving a Green Ford Ranger failed to yield at the intersection of Kline Trail and Cypress Trail when he accelerated and refused to stop after a deputy tried to pull him over.

The deputy followed the vehicle onto several roads in the area and tried to block the vehicle before Richardson struck the patrol vehicle and proceeded to cross state borders into Tennessee.

Tennessee authorities were notified who were familiar with Richardson and his vehicle and were quickly able to locate the vehicle at a residence a short distance from the Kentucky line.

Richardson will be sought next date on a variety of charges including Fleeing/Evading Police in the 1st Degree and Wanton Endangerment of a police officer.