Yesterday at 11:00 a.m., Walter Hundley, 43 from Lexington, rammed a Dayton Police Cruiser and started a five-minute police chase that started at the Shell gas station on 6th Avenue and ended on 2nd Avenue when he crashed his vehicle.
Police were called to the gas station when Hundley was acting intoxicated and was allegedly drinking in his vehicle.
He was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment and fleeing and evading and refused medical treatment on the scene. Because of the crash, he was taken to St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas at 3:00 p.m. and it was there when he escaped while receiving an exam by medical professionals.
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Fort Thomas Police Lt. Rich Whitford told Fort Thomas Matters that up to six agencies are actively searching for him in northern Kentucky.
Hundley has been arrested and convicted of similar crimes in the past. His arrest sheet in Kentucky, begins at age 27. He was most recently arrested in Lexington in October of this year.
Below is a list of crimes he's been arrested and charged with over the years.
4-24-01 at age 27
Alcoholic Intoxication in Public Place (Nicholasville Police Department arresting agency)
10-26-01 at age 28 (Nicholasville Police Department arresting agency)
Trafficking of a Controlled Substance
Burglary 2nd, Forced Entry of a Residence
Criminal Mischief 1st
Leaving Scene of Accident, Hit and Run
Prescription Not in Proper Container
Theft by Unlawful Taking
Wanton Endangerment 1st
Non-payment of Fine
02-27-07 at age 34 (Fort Wright Police Department arresting agency)
Theft by Unlawful Taking, Shoplifting
04-26-07 at age 34 (Edgewood Police Department arresting agency)
Theft by Unlawful Taking - Shoplifting
Fleeing, Evading 2nd on Foot
02-21-11 at age 37 (Lexington Police Department arresting agency)
10-12-16 at age 43 (Lexington Police Department arresting agency)
Hundley was last seen wearing a grey hoodie and blue jeans. If you see him, call 911 immediately. FTM will continue to update the story. Here is the most recent mugshot of Hundley.