On Sunday,July 10, at 5:49 p.m., Deputy Jarrod Lyons with the Logan County Sheriff Department, was traveling north on Watermelon Road, when he met a silver Buick operated by Dustin Hadden, traveling south on Watermelon Road.
Hadden entered the north bound lane of Watermelon Road, causing Deputy Lyons to steer his vehicle into the ditch to avoid a collision with Hadden’s vehicle. Deputy Lyons initiated his emergency equipment as Hadden made a right turn onto Olmstead Road at a high rate of speed, in attempts to elude law enforcement. Deputy Lyons pursued Hadden in the silver Buick west on Olmstead Road, when Hadden entered a long gravel driveway at the residence of 3580 Olmstead Road, at a high rate of speed.
Deputy Lyons made contact with the unoccupied silver Buick bearing Kentucky registration plate number 594BEP, at the end of the driveway. Deputies were unable to locate Hadden in a large corn field just west of the residence, where the vehicle was abandoned. Hadden’s vehicle was impounded by the Logan County Sheriff Department.
Deputy Lyons is seeking charges through the Logan County Attorney’s Office consisting of Fleeing or Evading Police 1st Degree(Motor Vehicle), Fleeing or Evading Police 2nd Degree(On Foot), Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree-Police Officer, and Reckless Driving. Deputy Lyons was assisted on scene by Captain David Kitchens with the Logan County Sheriff Department.