Two arrested following high speed chase

Two people are arrested after a high speed police chase.

Saturday, a trooper noticed a car speeding on the Mountain Parkway in Wolfe County and tried to pull the car over.

The car sped up when the trooper turned his lights on and continued at a high rate of speed through several turns.

Police say the driver, Orville Sparks, and his passenger Nathan Friend abandoned the car on Kentucky 1812.

Police later found the two.

They face several charges including fleeing and evading.

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