Symsonia man faces several charges after police chase in McCracken County

Wynton Roddy (Source: McCracken County Sheriff's Office)

REIDLAND, Ky. (KBSI) – A Symsonia man faces several charges after sheriff’s deputies say he refused to stop his motorcycle and led police on a chase.

Deputies with the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office tried to stop a motorcycle for traffic violations in the Reidland area on March 1 about 6:30 p.m. The driver, identified as Wynton Roddy, 31, of Symsonia of the motorcycle refused to stop and drove toward Graves County.

While fleeing, the operator failed to negotiate a curve and lost control of the motorcycle. The motorcycle slid on the pavement and struck a deputy’s vehicle causing minor damage. The driver ran into a wooded area. After a brief foot chase, deputies took arrested Robby. During the arrest, a deputy sustained a minor injury that required medical attention. Roddy also sustained minor injuries due to fleeing from deputies.

Roddy, 31, faces charges of speeding over 26 mph, resisting arrest, operating on a suspended or revoked license, fleeing or evading police 1st degree (motor vehicle), fleeing or evading police 1st degree (on foot), criminal mischief 3rd degree (two counts), criminal mischief 1st degree, wanton endangerment 1st degree, resisting arrest, assault 3rd degree – police officer, and failure of owner to maintain required insurance.

Roddy was taken to the McCracken County Jail.

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