Police LightMADISONVILLE, Ky. (10/22/19) — A man out on bond for alleged drug trafficking was picked up by Madisonville Police Department officers Monday afternoon with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service, according to arrest reports.

Jacob D. Ruckert of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine/second offense) and tampering with physical evidence. He was additionally served with warrants on the charges of first- and second-degree fleeing police, first-degree wanton endangerment of a police officer, vehicle registration plate theft, reckless driving, no registration plate, speeding 26 mph or greater than speed limit, driving on a suspended or revoked license, disregarding stop sign, failure to pay court costs, failure to appear and first-degree bail jumping.

MPD reported Ruckert tried to swallow a plastic bag containing a substance believed to be crystal meth. Detectives seized the bag.

 

MPD also released the following reports today:

Arthur Deramo of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 with public intoxication.

Amber D. Sheets of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 with endangering the welfare of a minor.

Paris O. Phipps of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 with public intoxication (excludes alcohol) and resisting arrest.

Lauren K. Furgerson of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 with failure to appear.

Kelvin K. Bell of Madisonville was charged Oct. 21 with felony probation violation (Christian County) and fugitive from another state (Warrick County, Indiana).

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