Man Arrested After Police Chase in Calloway County

A New Concord man was arrested Monday afternoon after a police pursuit in Calloway County. Deputies say a deputy attempted to stop a truck at around 3:45 p.m. on Kline Trail in the New Concord community.The driver of the vehicle, 53-year-old Dennis Payton, attempted to flee and a pursuit began. Payton eventually got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. He was apprehended a short time later. Deputies said a search of the area led to the discovery of marijuana and other personal items. Payton was arrested and booked into the Calloway County Jail on charges of first-degree fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle, first-degree fleeing or evading police on foot, two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment among other charges.


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