drugarrest 300 cMADISONVILLE, Ky. (12/10/18) — A Madisonville resident that allegedly sold meth during an undercover investigation tried to disarm a police officer during his arrest at a North Kentucky Avenue home today.

Madisonville/Hopkins County Vice/Narcotics Unit reported confidential informants made several meth purchases from 31-year-old Robert Torain over the past couple of months.

Detectives knocked on his door 3 p.m. today, according to a press release. Torain resisted arrest for several minutes, and tried to strip a weapon from an on-duty detective. He was taken into custody, and then to Baptist Health Madisonville, where he was treated and released.

Police reported serving a search warrant at his residence, where a rifle, marijuana and illegal prescription medication were found.

Torain was charged with two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth-more than 2 grams/second offense), resisting arrest, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, attempted disarming of a peace officer, possession of marijuana and first-degree possession of a controlled substance (second offense).

He was taken to Hopkins County Jail. An image of Torain was not available on the jail website.

Madisonville Police Department officers assisted.

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