7/8/21 Fleming County, KY – Stolen Car – Man Steals Deputy’s Cruiser – Almost Hits Him – Chase – Flips Cruiser Over Into Pond – Captured

July 8, 2021


An Indiana man is in jail in northeastern Kentucky on a long list of charges.

Fleming County deputies say they pulled over Jack Cooler on US 68 and learned he was driving a stolen car. After arresting Cooler, deputies say he got into the cruiser’s driver seat and took off, nearly hitting a deputy.

Fleming County deputies chased Cooler through Robertson, Nicholas and Bourbon counties.

Kentucky State Police say Cooler nearly hit three pedestrians in Paris, drove through a cemetery, school yard, and construction site, before flipping the car into a pond.