State Police Seeking Assistance locating two Wanted Fugitives Following Pursuit in Madison County, Kentucky

RICHMOND, KY (September 8, 2022) – The Kentucky State Police is reporting that KSP Post 7, Richmond is asking for the public’s assistance with locating two wanted fugitives after a vehicle pursuit in Madison County on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

The incident occurred just before 4:00 P.M. when a Kentucky State Police Trooper observed an individual with active warrants operating a Red Chevy Truck at the Valero Gas Station on North Keeneland Drive in Richmond, KY.

KSP Trooper attempted to make a traffic stop on two individuals identified as: Benjamin C. Johnson, 28 years old of Waco, KY and Destiny G. Burns, 20 years old of Berea, KY in the gas station parking lot.

JOHNSON BURNS KSP

Benjamin C. Johnson and Destiny G. Burns (Photo: Kentucky State Police)

Mr. Johnson failed to yield at which point a pursuit was initiated. KSP Troopers followed the fleeing vehicle west on Tates Creek Road for approximately 8 miles.

The pursuit then turned onto Whitlock Road for approximately 3 miles and was terminated due to roadway conditions.

KSP Troopers saturated the area for several hours but were unable to locate Johnson and Burns.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact local law enforcement or The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post at 859-623-2404

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