Mississippi man arrested after high speed chase in Carroll County

Mississippi man arrested after high speed chase in Carroll County

Lukas Lambert -- Lambert was arrested after police say he led them on a short pursuit on KY 227. He was sought in Georgia for vehicle hijacking.

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 10:19 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 19 at 11:38 PM

Carrollton, Ky. (WHAS) – A man sought in Georgia for vehicle hijacking was arrested by Carrolton Police following a short pursuit on KY 227.

Police say they observed Lukas Lambert of McClain, Mississippi traveling at high rates of speed on KY 227 nearly colliding with a another vehicle close to the ramps at I-71.

Officers also smelled alcohol on Lambert and discovered a bag of “Master Kush”, a brand of synthetic marijuana. They also learned Lambert had a warrant from Georgia for vehicle hijacking.

There was also a 16-year-old minor in the vehicle that was not injured.

Lambert was arrested and charged with fleeing or evading police, wanton endangerment, and possession of a synthetic cannabinoid.

He is currently in custody at the Carroll County Detention Center.
 

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