Man takes off in Fleming Co. deputy’s cruiser, leads law enforcement on multi-county chase


FLEMING COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) – An Indiana man is in jail in northeastern Kentucky on a long list of charges.

Fleming County deputies say they pulled over Jack Cooler on US 68 and learned he was driving a stolen car. After arresting Cooler, deputies say he got into the cruiser’s driver seat and took off, nearly hitting a deputy.

Fleming County deputies chased Cooler through Robertson, Nicholas and Bourbon counties.

Louisville girl snatched from bike found quickly, man charged

Kentucky State Police say Cooler nearly hit three pedestrians in Paris, drove through a cemetery, school yard, and construction site, before flipping the car into a pond.

Cooler was booked into the Mason County Detention Center. He faces a list of charges for the chase, along with attempted murder of a police officer.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News

More News