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UPDATE: KSP Captures Armed and Dangerous Suspect

UPDATE: KSP Captures Armed and Dangerous Suspect

Bill Stephens

February 8th, 2016

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UPDATE: The suspect, Cody N. McIntosh, was taken into custody at approximately 8:51 a.m., Tuesday, February 9, according to Kentucky State Police. He was arrested by state troopers in the Dunmor area of Muhlenberg Count

Belton, KY (Muhlenberg County) – The Kentucky State Police is currently searching for an armed and dangerous suspect in the Belton area of Muhlenberg County.

On Sunday, February 7, at approximately 9:55 p.m., troopers were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint at the intersection of US 431 and KY 70 when a vehicle attempted to avoid the checkpoint. According to the release, Trooper Jacob Fortney activated his emergency equipment and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, but the suspect vehicle accelerated and attempted to flee by pulling into a yard behind a residence on Chumley Lane in the Beech Creek area. Just prior to the suspect vehicle coming to a stop, state police say the operator fired a handgun from the driver’s side window. KSP indicates the suspect’s vehicle came to a stop and the operator exited, firing multiple times, and then fled the scene on foot into a wooded area.

KSP says the driver has been identified as Cody N. McIntosh, 22, Dunmor, KY. His description is:
o White
o Male
o 5’7”
o 160
o Brown Hair
o Blue Eyes
o Last seen wearing a dark-colored hoodie & gray sweatpants

At the present time, the Kentucky State Police Special Response Team (SRT) is on the scene attempting to locate the suspect in the Belton area. Officers from KSP Post 2, KSP Special Operations Branch K-9, Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department, Greenville Police Department, and KY Department of Fish & Wildlife are assisting with the search.

If contact is made with the suspect, do not try to apprehend him. He is considered armed and dangerous. Dial 911 or contact your local law enforcement.

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(Source: KSP)

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