Gay Htoo Pway Htoo
A high speed pursuit in Christian County early Sunday morning ended with the arrest of a Texas man.
A news release from Kentucky State Police says Trooper Jeff Ayres observed a vehicle on I-24 west traveling 100 miles per hour around 2:30am. Trooper Ayres activated his emergency equipment in an effort to stop the vehicle, but the driver allegedly kept going.
The pursuit continued into Trigg County and ended at the 68 mile-marker, when 20-year old Gay Htoo of Amarillo, Texas and passenger 33-year old Pway Htoo of Iowa were arrested without incident.
Gay Htoo was charged with DUI, fleeing from police, reckless driving, speeding and no insurance. Pway Htoo was charged with public intoxication. Both men were lodged in the Christian County Jail.