A 25-year-old Shelbyville man led police on a high-speed car chase Saturday through Shelby and Anderson counties, and then a foot chase outside Lawrenceburg, but he couldn't outrun electricity: Two tasers in rapid succession finally brought him down.
Terry West fled the scene of a domestic violence assault and robbery in Shelbyville in a 1990 Ford truck, according to Kentucky State Police. West was pursued by Shelbyville and state police along Interstate 64, Ky. 151, Ky. 512, Ky. 395 and Ky. 44, zigzagging around western Anderson County, said state police, who deployed tire-deflation devices before West could enter Lawrenceburg.
West leapt from the truck and began to run; one trooper's taser was inadequate to stop West, but the second taser did the trick, state police said. Having subdued West, police charged him with first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree drunken driving, reckless driving, first-degree fleeing or evading police, improper passing, resisting arrest and speeding. Additional charges were pending.