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Man resists arrest, gives several fake names, after blocking highway in stolen vehicle

Grayson County Sheriff's Office recovers three stolen vehicles over the course of a week.
Grayson County Sheriff's Office recovers three stolen vehicles over the course of a week.(Grayson County Detention Center)
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 8:25 AM CDT
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GRAYSON CO., Ky. (WBKO) - Grayson County Sheriff’s Office said they have recovered three stolen vehicles in one week.

On Monday, May 31, Jonathan Lewis of Vincennes, Indiana was arrested after a stolen vehicle was recovered. Authorities said Lewis was blocking a highway and told a deputy that his name was Jay Wells, along with a date of birth that turned out to be untrue. Lewis continued to give the deputy fake names, until a picture from dispatch revealed Lewis as the potential suspect in the case. Lewis was positively identified as the suspect and charged with receiving stolen property under $10,000, giving an officer false identifying information, obstructing a highway, and resisting arrest.

During the arrest, according to the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, Lewis pulled away from the deputy and slammed his own head onto the hood of the car. He fell to the ground and told deputies that he was having a seizure. He was initially taken to the Grayson County Detention Center, but was denied due to Lewis claiming that he had taken poison, according to authorities. Eventually, Lewis was cleared by a medical doctor and taken to the Grayson County Detention Center.

Two other vehicles were recovered over the last week in Grayson County.

Also on Monday, May 31, an officer responded to a reckless driver complaint in Clarkson. The reckless vehicle matched the description of a stolen car. The vehicle was impounded and the driver, William Lucey from Louisville, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen property over $10,000 and careless driving. Lucey also had active warrants out of Jefferson County. He was taken to the Grayson County Detention Center.

On Monday, June 7, the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to a crash in the 5900 block of Shrewsbury Road. The two people in the vehicle fled the scene of the crash. The investigation revealed that the driver, Brian Cato from Eastview, Kentucky had fled to a house near the crash, and that the wrecked car had been reported stolen out of Hardin County. Cato was also taken to the Grayson County Detention Center.

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