Driver Faces Drug, Fleeing & Evading, More
Darren Doyle, story:
A Park City man has been arrested and faces felony drug charges after he led law enforcement on a short pursuit in Brownsville, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office said that around 6:45 pm on Tuesday, September 22nd, an Edmonson County sheriff’s deputy was walking back towards his patrol vehicle on Grassland Road when he observed a white pick-up truck drive by, heading towards Morgantown Road; the deputy reported he could smell the odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The deputy located the vehicle as it was turning onto KY HWY 259, heading south. The deputy said he observed the white pick-up truck cross the white fog line several times and initiated a traffic stop as they neared the Bank of Edmonson County.
According to the Sheriff's Office, the vehicle accelerated and did not stop after blue lights and the deputy’s siren were activated. The driver allegedly accelerated over the 35 mile per hour school zone speed limit and the deputy said he observed the vehicle pass another vehicle by driving on the right shoulder of the roadway. Officials said the white pick-up continued through Brownsville, turned onto Mohawk Street, and eventually came to a stop in the oncoming lane of traffic.
The deputy also said he could smell marijuana as he approached the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Caleb G. Vincent (21) of Park City in Edmonson County. A search of the vehicle produced numerous forms of drug paraphernalia, methamphetamine, and the driver of the vehicle showed evidence of having consumed marijuana, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Vincent was arrested and charged with: