KSP chase spans three counties

Marcus Gritton
Marcus Gritton

CARROLL COUNTY, KY (FOX19) - Two people are jailed after a state police chase that spanned three counties.

It happened on Wednesday night around 11:00.

State police say a trooper was trying to stop a car on 71 in northern Henry County on suspicion of DUI.

Even though the trooper says he had his lights and sirens going, the driver of the vehicle, Marcus Gritton continued driving.

Several other troopers joined in the pursuit as it traveled through Trimble and into Carroll County.

The pursuit lasted 11 miles before Gritton, 33, of Louisville, stopped his vehicle in the left lane of I-71 North.

Gritton was arrested without further incident.

Gritton was charged with the following Wanton Endangerment, Fleeing or Evading in Motor Vehicle, Driving DUI Suspended 3rd, Reckless Driving, DUI 3rd Aggravated, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Promoting Contraband, No Registration Plate, Failure to Maintain Insurance, Improper Use of Left Lane, Improper Signal, and Failure to Produce Insurance Card.

A passenger in the car, Lindsey Curcio, 19, of Louisville, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Prescription Not in Original Container.

Both subjects were taken to the Carroll County Detention Center.