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Man charged after high-speed pursuit ends in standoff

Published: Jan. 31, 2022 at 2:12 PM EST
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GREENUP COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - A man faces charges after a home invasion ended with a high-speed pursuit on Sunday.

The Paintsville Police Department said the agency received a call just after 4 p.m. on Sunday for a report of a home invasion.

Captain Holbrook said the victim was held at gunpoint, taken hostage, and then tied to her bedpost with Christmas lights. The suspects later then forced the victim to drink 16 ounces of perfume.

Police say Jarod Hall and a juvenile then ransacked the victim’s medicine cabinet, stole her firearm, purse, car keys, and car.

Louisa Police Chief Greg Fugitt tells said his department received a call from the Paintsville Police Department to be on the lookout for a stolen vehicle.

Officers with the Louisa Police Department spotted the vehicle in Fallsburg, headed north on U.S. 23.

Inside the vehicle was Hall and a female juvenile passenger.

As they were headed north on U.S. 23, troopers assisted Louisa officers at the U.S. 23 bridge, crossing over Interstate 64. The pursuit continued through Ashland when Ashland Police Department officers attempted to deploy tire deflation devices but were unsuccessful.

After the vehicle entered Greenup County, Kentucky State Police took lead in the pursuit.

The Russell Police Department deployed tire deflation devices, successfully stopping the vehicle.

After a three-hour standoff with Hall, the pair exited the vehicle and were taken into custody.

Hall faces charges of fleeing or evading police, receiving stolen property, burglary 1st degree, wanton endangerment first degree. Hall also faces many charges in other counties.

Hall is in custody at the Boyd County Detention Center.

The Kentucky State Police was assisted by Louisa Police Department.

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