LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – A man has been arrested in connection to an 11 mile “slow speed” chase through Lexington Monday morning.

The Lexington Police Department has charged Timothy Davis, 45, with kidnapping, fleeing/evading – first degree, wanton endangerment – first degree, and criminal mischief – first degree, according to a news release.

According to police, at around 8:19 a.m. officers responded to the intersection of East Seventh Street and Jackson Street regarding the abduction of a woman.

The suspected vehicle was found on Mapleleaf Drive, and began a traffic stop. During the stop, the woman was able to escape and Davis began fleeing the traffic stop at a “low speed”.

Davis did stop later near the 500 block of Breckenridge Street where he was taken into custody.

The investigation is ongoing.


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Police have an individual in custody after they led them on an 11 mile “slow speed” chase through Lexington.

Police said the chase began near Todds Road and ensued through East New Circle Road, Alumni Drive, Liberty Road, and Eastland Drive before the suspect willingly surrendered on Breckenridge Street.

Reports indicate that the individual was leading police to the Keep Hope Alive House on Breckenridge St, where the suspect used to live.

An investigation is ongoing as to why this chase began.