On Wednesday, December 19th,2018 at approximately 10:10pm, Adair county Deputy Josh Durbin attempted a traffic stop on a 1997 gray Chevy pickup for traffic violations on Portland Road.
The driver of the Chevy, 49 year old Marcus Janes of Columbia, failed to stop and fled traveling at a high rate of speed, turning onto Milltown Road.
After fleeing around 2 miles, Janes lost control of his pickup and wrecked into a fence.
Janes was taken into custody and charged with One Headlight, Reckless Driving, Wanton Endangerment 1st degree Police Officer, Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree (Motor Vehicle) and Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence.
Deputy Durbin was assisted on the scene by Kentucky State Police and Deputy Padgett.