Teen Runs from Officer

An 18-year-old from Florida has been arrested after Kentucky State Police say he ran from troopers who wanted to question him about a runaway girl. Troopers on Wednesday charged Dustin Simmons of Westville, Fla., with wanton endangerment first degree, fleeing or evading police, unlawful transaction with a minor, and resisting arrest. Simmons was lodged in the Laurel County Detention Center on Thursday. Jail records did not list an attorney. Trooper say they tried to question Simmons and female at a London, Ky., hotel after receiving an alert from Florida authorities to watch for a tan Chevrolet S-10 in reference to a runaway juvenile from Holmes County, Fla. Trooper say Simmons led them on a fifteen mile chase before being stopped and arrested. The female juvenile released to a family member.

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