Indiana Man Facing Multiple Charges In Laurel County

Police say 23 year old Benjamin Pedigo was located just hours after he sped away from a road checkpoint Thursday morning. Pedigo was followed to a home on Liberty Circle where he allegedly fled on foot.

Police say they later found Pedigo, who is wanted in Indiana on theft and robbery charges, sleeping inside a tractor trailer near Abbuhl Road. He was arrested and additionally charged with fleeing police and theft of a motor vehicle.

Nineteen year old Alicia Coots, a passenger in the vehicle, and Ralph Moore Jr. were charged with second-degree hindering prosecution or apprehension.

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