Intoxicated man steals vehicle, crashes in the creek

Kentucky State Police were dispatched to a disturbance complaint on Lakole Lane in the Martin Community of Floyd County.

According to the arrest citation, 35-year old Joseph Pedro Serrano was attempting to break into homes around the area. He then stole a vehicle and led Troopers on a high-speed pursuit throughout the Hueysville community, and then through Garrett, reaching a speed of 105 MPH before wrecking in a small creek on KY 850.

Trooper Ball detained Serrano after he attempted to flee on foot and states that during the vehicle pursuit, Serrano passed approximately 10 other passenger vehicles in the wrong lane.

Joseph Pedro Serrano is facing a number of charges including speeding 26 MPH over the speed limit, reckless driving, fleeing or evading police in a vehicle and on foot, wanton endangerment of a police officer, receiving stolen property, operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol 3rd offense and lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center.