Larue County man arrested after pursuit in Ohio County

Joseph Daugherty is accused of stealing gas and fleeing police. (Photo: Ohio County Detention Center)
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(WBKO) - A Larue County man is in custody in Ohio County after a police chase.

The Ohio County Sheriff's Office responded to the Silver Beach Store for a gas drive-off complaint.

Once deputies arrived, they spotted the driver,19-year-old Joseph Daugherty, who lead deputies on a chase.

Daugherty was apprehended after he jumped a guardrail trying to turn onto I-165.

Daugherty was taken into custody on numerous charges including receiving stolen property and theft by unlawful taking.