2 face charges after motorcycle chase in western KY

Joshua Odom and Angela Deskins (Source: Calloway County Sheriff's Office)
Joshua Odom and Angela Deskins (Source: Calloway County Sheriff's Office)

CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. (KBSI) – Two people face drug charges after leading sheriff’s deputies on a chase through mutiple counties.

While conducting stationary radar on US641N a Calloway County sheriff’s deputy saw a motorcycle with two people traveling 76 in a 55 mile per hour zone.

The deputy trie to stop the vehicle. However, the driver accelerated and refused to stop, according to the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office.

The chase continued into Marshall County where Calloway County deputies was assisted by the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department.

The vehicles traveled down numerous back roads that led to Aurora Highway, crossing over the bridge into Land Between the Lakes. Multiple backroads were traveled until the motorcycle reached The Trace and tried to cut between a Calloway County deputy and a Marshall County vehicle and struck the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office vehicle.

This caused the motorcycle driver to lose control and crash.

Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found on the motorcycle, according to the sheriff’s office.

The driver, Joshua Odom, 38, of Hardin was taken to the Murray Calloway County Hospital with unknown non life-threatening injuries.

He was found to have a DUI suspended driver’s license.

Odom faces charges of speeding 26 mph> speed limit, driving DUI suspended license 1st offense (aggravated circumstances), fleeing or evading police 1st degree (motor vehicle), wanton endangerment 1st degree-police officer, criminal mischief 1st degree, possession controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense (meth) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Angela Deskins, 40, of Benton, Ky. faces a charge of fleeing or evading police 1st degree (motor vehicle).

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