A 34-year-old man faces multiple charges after allegedly leading Laurel County authorities on a 100-mph chase over the weekend.
Joshua Wayne Smith of Manchester was arrested Saturday night at a Lexington motel after the Laurel County Sheriff's Department lost sight of him during the pursuit.
Smith, who was being held in the Laurel County jail, was charged with first-degree fleeing or evading police; first-degree wanton endangerment; criminal mischief; reckless driving and other violations, according to the sheriff's department.
He also faces unrelated charges on a warrant out of Pulaski County, including probation violation, first-degree robbery and theft.
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According to deputies, the chase began about 12:20 p.m. Saturday, after they received a tip that a man wanted in Pulaski was in Laurel County. When officers arrived at a location on American Greeting Card Road south of London, they spotted a gray Chevy Silverado pickup and tried to stop it.
However, the driver fled at speeds above 100 mph on U.S. 25, with deputies in pursuit. At one point the truck ran off the road, through a wooden fence, cut through a field and returned to the highway, running through the fence again, deputies said.
One Laurel County sheriff's cruiser was substantially damage in the chase, the department said.
Deputies lost sight of the truck near Levi Jackson State Park near London.
Kentucky State Police arrested Smith on Saturday night after developing information that he was hiding at a Lexington motel. Authorities did not name the motel.