drug-arrest-muhlGREENVILLE, Ky. (7/15/14) — A Rockport, Ky. man was charged for multiple offenses after allegedly fleeing from a Kentucky State Police traffic stop Monday, July 14 in Greenville.

According to a KSP report, Trooper Jon McGehee stopped a vehicle being driven by Jacob R. Asberry, 22, Rockport, on Highland Drive, Greenville at approximately 10:49 p.m.

As McGehee was attempting to arrest Asberry for driving under the influence, Asberry fled on foot to a nearby wooded area but was apprehended after a brief pursuit, the report said.

A search of the vehicle revealed suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

Asberry was charged with speeding in a restricted zone; reckless driving; obstructed vision/windshield, resisting arrest; second-degree fleeing or evading police on foot; possession of a controlled substance/meth, first offense; possession of drug paraphernalia; and third-degree criminal mischief.

McGehee also served Asberry with several outstanding bench warrants. Asberry was lodged in the Muhlenberg Detention Center.

Trooper Jeff McWhorter, Sgt. Nick Rice, Greenville Police Department and the Muhlenberg County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Trooper Stu Recke

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6134

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4874

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3775

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 3094

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2652

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 18204

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11760

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 31, 2015 6134

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1773

Bremen's Father's Country Hams Kentucky Grand…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1609

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1446

Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1306

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters' Swift…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1218

Man's Threats Result in Evacuation of Adjacent…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1128

Central City Gospelfest Planned for September 2

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1106

One Injured When Dump Truck Overturns

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1019

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Charge for Driver

by SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1017

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News