Darren Doyle, story:
A Smiths Grove man was arrested after a short pursuit Saturday night near Park City and faces multiple felony drug charges, according to the Edmonson County Sheriff's Office.
The Sheriff's Office stated that around 9:35 pm on January 15, 2022, a deputy observed a Nissan Frontier traveling eastbound on Louisville Road without a license plate light. The deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop at the intersection of Ray Houchin Road and Louisville Road, but the vehicle failed to yield to lights and sirens, according to the Sheriff's Office.
The vehicle reportedly continued to flee, passing two safe pull-off spots and continued a short distance into Barren County. The vehicle then came to a stop and deputies said they instructed the driver to exit the vehicle, who was immediately detained. The subject was identified as Raymond Edwards (48) of Smiths Grove.
A search of the vehicle was conducted after Edwards allegedly admitted to having “meth” inside the truck. Deputies reportedly located suspected methamphetamine, suspected Xanax and suspected Percocet, along with drug paraphernalia and cash. Edwards was arrested and charged with: