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June 17, 2014

High speed chase ends in crash with patrol car

A high speed chase over Clarksville city streets ended when the suspect crashed his vehicle  into a county sheriff deputy’s patrol car.

Dustin “Dusty” Roby, 30, of 103 Northway Drive, Apartment B,  a repeat offender, triggered a high speed chase with Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies Monday afternoon just after noon. Roby, wanted on multiple outstanding felony warrant including a felony warrant for evading arrest, tried to flee the deputies who spotted him. He drove off in a maroon Chevy pick-up truck.

patrol carThe chase led from Wilma Rudolph Boulevard to Fort Campbell Boulevard, running several vehicles off the road, driving into oncoming traffic and barreling through the median.

During the harrowing high speed chase, which led from Wilma Rudolph Boulevard to Fort Campbell Boulevard, Roby ran several vehicles off the road, drove into oncoming traffic and went through the median, Dexter said.

Deputy Rory Kennedy tried to box Roby in near Jack Miller Road to keep him from driving through that intersection. Roby crashed into Kennedy’s patrol car .

Roby has a long criminal history and was booked on 19 charges, primarily related to drugs, traffic and assault. He is being held on $396,000 bond.


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