Man arrested following chase through two counties

LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - State police have arrested a man following a high speed chase through several counties.

Shawn Dirkach is facing about 30 charges, including wanton endangerment and resisting arrest.

State police say they tried to pull him over around 7:30 Thursday night on I-75 in Rockcastle County.

Dirkach led them into Laurel County, where state police say they used a tactical maneuver to force him off the road.

He is being held in the Laurel County Correctional Center.


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