Goff ChesterMADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/22/18) — Officers that were on the lookout for a man wanted in connection to Webster County complaint attempted to stop the driver Monday night.

Police said he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, sped away from patrolmen and resisted arrest.

Madisonville Police Department reported officers went to a home along West McLaughlin Avenue at 9:06 p.m., finding Chester Goff, 36 of Madisonville, in that area.

Goff failed to stop for police and fled toward Griffin Auto Sales, where he got out of the vehicle and ran, according to the report. Officer apprehended him in the backyard of a nearby residence.

He was taken to Baptist Health Madisonville to be “medically cleared for incarceration,” MPD reported, and then to Hopkins County Jail, where he was listed as being held this morning, pending bond.

Goff was charged with first- and second-degree fleeing police, improper passing, first-degree wanton endangerment, disregarding a traffic light, resisting arrest, first-degree possession of a controlled substance (meth), tampering with physical evidence, receiving stolen property-less than $500 and failure to appear.

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