Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 1 arrested a Tennessee woman after she led law enforcement on a pursuit through Marshall and McCracken counties.
Saturday, KSP and Marshall County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Draffenville area in an attempt to locate a silver 2003 Mercury Sable that had been involved in multiple hit-and-run collisions. Troopers observed the vehicle erratically driving west on U.S. 68 toward Draffenville. Troopers and deputies attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle, but it continued fleeing into McCracken County.
Troopers, along with McCracken County Sheriff’s deputies, used a tire deflation device two disable two tires on the vehicle near Oakland Church. The vehicle continued to flee on U.S. 68. Marshall County Sheriff’s deputies performed a maneuver that stopped the pursuit.
After a brief altercation, the driver of the vehicle, Heaven M. Tynes, 32, of Union City, Tennessee, was apprehended. It was determined that Tynes was under the influence of controlled substances. She was taken to Mercy Health-Lourdes Hospital in Paducah for treatment. Due to the level of impairment, she was admitted to the hospital for further treatment.
Tynes was cited by KSP for First-Degree Fleeing or Evading Police (Motor Vehicle), First-Degree Possession of Controlled Substance — First Offense (Heroin), Drug Paraphernalia, Buy-Possess, Illegal Possession of Legend Drug, Operating Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Substance — First Offense (Aggravating Circumstance), First-Degree Criminal Mischief, and several traffic violations.