Louisville man arrested in Paducah on rape, drug charges after police chase
PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – A Louisville man was arrested in Paducah on Saturday on several warrants including rape and drug charges.
Cole Jarrett Fields, 27, of Louisville, KY, was arrested on warrants charging him with third-degree rape, parole violation and four counts of failure to appear, and on charges of second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Fields had several outstanding warrants, including a charge from Graves County for third-degree rape, according to the Paducah Police Department.
He was arrested Saturday, January 28 after a brief foot chase in the area of Guthrie Avenue.
Officer A.J. Parrish received information that Fields was in Paducah, driving a white Chevrolet Avalanche, and had six outstanding warrants.
Parrish found the vehicl. As he saw Fields walking toward it, he pulled up and called Fields by name, but he ran away on foot.
Parrish chased him and deployed his K9 partner, Don, to arrest him. K9 Don caught Fields a short distance away.
Police searched Fields and found a large bag of methamphetamine, two glass smoking pipes and cash inside a bag in Fields’ pocket, according to the Paducah Police Department.
Fields faces charges of second-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also arrested and on the following warrants:
- Graves County warrant charging him with third-degree rape
- Parole violation warrant (absconding supervision)
- Two Graves County bench warrants charging him with failure to appear on charges of first-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), being a persistent felon, third-degree assault, trafficking in a controlled substance and 14 other charges
- Ballard County bench warrant charging him with failure to appear on a charge of first-degree promoting contraband
- McCracken County bench warrant charging him with failure to appear on a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
He was booked into McCracken County Regional Jail.