Cadiz Man Arrested after High-Speed Chase
By WestKyStar Staff
CADIZ, KY - A Cadiz man is in custody after police say he led them on a high-speed chase through a residential neighborhood that ended when the man lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree.
According to the Cadiz Police Department, on Wednesday an officer observed 22-year-old Carloss R. Bush, of 307 Eddyville Road driving erraticly on Main Street and failing to use his turn signal while making a left turn onto Cunningham Avenue. Bush also failed to signal a turn onto Anna Street, and the officer initiated a traffic stop on North Anna Street.
As the officer approached the vehicle, Bush accelerated and took off on North Anna Street. The officer followed and requested back up. Bush circled onto Cunningham Avenue at a high rate of speed and turned onto North Anna Street again. He fled onto Anna Street and reached speeds up to 80 miles per hour.
Bush failed to negotiate the curve at the intersection of Anna Street and Shelby Street. He then drove through the front yard of 232 Shelby Street and into the backyard at 230 Shelby Street, driving through a fence and a downed tree before coming to rest in the woods behind the house. Bush then ran into the woods and into a field south of Shelby Street.
Bush was apprehended without incident at Little River, about a half-mile from his vehicle.
The Cadiz Police Department were also assisted by two residents who saw Bush run into the woods and helped find him.
Bush is charged with: DUI – 1st Offense (aggravated circumstances); Fleeing/Evading – 1st Degree; Fleeing/Evading – 2nd Degree; Wanton Endangerment – 1st Degree; Criminal Mischief – 2nd Degree; Speeding; License to be in Possession; Failure to Signal (6 counts); and Disregarding a Stop Sign (3 counts).
Following his arrest, Bush registered a .153 Blood alcohol content. He was lodged in the Christian County Jail.