Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Competency Hearing For Pike County Man


{Prestonsburg, Kentucky}…Forty-one year old Christopher Allen Salyers of Pikeville is scheduled to be in Floyd Circuit Court Thursday morning for a competency hearing. Salyers was stopped at a checkpoint July 3rd and gave officers a false name. When questioned further, Salyers allegedly grabbed Prestonsburg Police officer Brian Prater’s arm and sped away, leading police on a high-speed pursuit reaching speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour, into Pike County, where he collided with another vehicle. Salyers continued until he crashed near Pikeville High School.