allen arestBEECH CREEK, Ky. (10/17/17) — A Muhlenberg County man faces multiple charges after he allegedly fled from police and crashed his vehicle into a cruiser.

Muhlenberg Sheriff’s deputies went to a Hazel Creek Road residence yesterday in an attempt to serve an arrest warrant on Preston Allen, 25 of Beech Creek. When deputies arrived, they located Allen in a black, four-door passenger car.

Police say Allen drove the vehicle into a field pursued by MCSO Deputy Alex Piper. Piper continued the pursuit as Allen continued to flee through a yard and around an house, where he then collided with a police cruiser.

Piper charged Allen with first-degree fleeing or evading police/motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs – second offense, first-degree wanton endangerment, first-degree wanton endangerment/police officer, second-degree criminal mischief, third-degree criminal mischief and driving on a suspended license. Allen was also served four bench warrants and a probation violation warrant. He is being held in the Muhlenberg County Detention Center.

Sgt. Shannon Albro and Sheriff Curtis McGehee assisted at the scene. Kentucky State Trooper Jerry Knight investigated the collision.

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