KY Police Chase Passes Through White House (Dash-Cam Footage)
WHITE HOUSE TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – A police pursuit that started in Kentucky and ended in Gallatin passed through White House Thursday evening.
According to Lieutenant Bill Miller with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the vehicle was reported stolen in Kentucky. The driver fled from Kentucky State Police. The vehicle (a 2006 Chrysler 300) entered into Tennessee on I-65 around 5:30 p.m.
The THP radioed White House Police for assistance after losing the vehicle in the White House area. White House Police spotted the vehicle on Hwy 76, according to White House Police Chief Pat Brady.
Smokey Barn News picks up the chase as White House Police began the pursuit. The police dash-cam video released to Smokey Barn News shows White House Police using great restraint as the chase goes right through the middle of White House City Park packed with people. At one point the vehicle almost rams a police vehicle as the suspects fled from Police.
“My officers did a great job during the pursuit keeping the public safety as their top priority,” Chief Brady said.
After leaving Robertson County the vehicle then entered Sumner County where THP took over the pursuit.
The vehicle then entered into the City of Gallatin, where the driver pulled into the parking lot of the Gallatin Police Department. The subjects, Jeremiah and Stephanie Hagan, were taken into custody by the Gallatin Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol. According to the THP charges are pending.
Another perspective: BELOW: Submitted video-> Red River Rd. (Highway 25) near W Eastland St. in Gallatin TN. At the end of the video you can see the Chrysler 300 hit a vehicle pulling off of a side street. https://youtu.be/sBNeCpyw6uw
For WKRN News 2’s report in Gallatin click here.
The Gallatin Police Department released the following statement.
The Gallatin Police Department made two arrests Thursday night (11-05-2015) following a pursuit that began in Kentucky. THP took over a pursuit in White House that was begun by Kentucky State Police in Kentucky of a stolen vehicle taken from Carmax of Bowling Green.
The pursuit ended at the Gallatin Police Department on W. Franklin Street after the suspects struck a GPD patrol vehicle stopped in the roadway. Gallatin units joined in the pursuit at about 6:10 pm on Red River Road where the suspect nearly hit one police unit head on before striking a citizen vehicle in front of the Gallatin Fire Station and continued on into Gallatin.
The suspect who apparently did not know where he was, drove through the Gallatin Square and to the Gallatin Farmer’s Market and then into the parking lot of the Gallatin Police Department. The suspect vehicle was finally stopped in front of the Gallatin Police Department after losing a tire and striking the GPD vehicle on Franklin Street. The suspect is identified as 28 year old Jeremiah Hagan and his passenger is 25 year old Stephanie Hagan.
Both refused to exit the vehicle when stopped and locked themselves in the stolen 2006 Chrysler 300 resulting in THP breaking the window of the vehicle. Both suspects were taken into custody.
Jeremiah is facing multiple charges including 2 counts of Aggravated Assault with a Vehicle, 2 counts of Reckless Endangerment and Felony Fleeing and Auto Theft. THP is handling the investigation and GPD is assisting in that investigation which is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gallatin Police Department at 615 452-1313.
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