On Friday, February 15, 2019 at 6:36 PM (CST), Trooper Zachery Edwards observed a male in the act of shoplifting at a Minit Mart convenience store located at 4805 Nashville Road, Bowling Green. The male exited the store and entered into a vehicle. While attempting to question the male’s identity, the vehicle accelerated, dragging Trooper Edwards a short distance. The suspect struck another parked vehicle while fleeing the parking lot.
Troopers with KSP Post 3 responded to the scene. With assistance from Bowling Green Police Department and the Warren County Sheriff’s Department, the vehicle was located approximately 10 minutes later by a Warren County Deputy Sheriff.
The vehicle’s operator was identified as Zackary S. Logan (20) of Alvaton, KY. Logan was arrested for the following charges and lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail:
Assault 3rd degree (Police Officer)Wanton Endangerment, 1st degree (Police Officer), Wanton Endangerment 1st degree, Reckless Driving, Theft by Unlawful Taking-shoplifting- under $500, Failure to Wear Seatbelts, Leaving the scene of an accident, Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, drugs, etc. 1st offense (aggravated circumstance)
Trooper Edwards sustained minor injuries to his head, hand, and leg. He was treated and released from the Medical Center Hospital in Bowling Green. Logan was uninjured and was transported to the Warren County Regional Jail.
The ongoing investigation is being led by Trooper Edwards. He was assisted on scene by KSP Post 3, Bowling Green Police Department, and the Warren County Sheriff’s Department.
No further information is available for release at this time.