Two people were arrested Tuesday in Allen County after a drug investigation.
The Scottsville Police Department said officers conducted a controlled drug purchase from Dylan J. Hardin, 27, of Scottsville.
Hardin arrived in a 1998 Dodge Dakota and drove off in an attempt to flee, police said. Officers pursued him across a field on Washington School Road before Hardin crashed his truck and attempted to run from officers, police said.
Hardin was arrested and is charged with first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth), first-degree fleeing or evading police (motor vehicle), first-degree fleeing or evading police (on foot), possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Police obtained a search warrant for an address on Jefferson School Road and arrested Michael D. Neal, 31, of Scottsville, on charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (meth), possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
About 1.3 ounces of meth and 3.1 grams of marijuana were obtained, police said.
Drug charges – A traffic stop in Barren County led to the arrest Wednesday of two people on drug trafficking charges.
According to the Glasgow Police Department, police stopped a vehicle and received consent to search, finding about 40 grams of suspected methamphetamine along with gabapentin, hydrocodone and money.
Jennielynn Bennett and Bobby Johnson, both of Glasgow, were arrested on charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than two grams, meth), first-degree possession of a controlled substance, third-degree possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and prescription controlled substance not in proper container.
Bennett was also charged with failure to wear seatbelts.